Michelle Brower and Jennifer Chen Tran
Literary agents Michelle Brower and Jennifer Chen Tran discuss the pros and cons of small presses, querying strategy, and much ...
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/ Business for Writers, Guest Post
Priya Doraswamy and Carly Watters
Literary agents Priya Doraswamy and Carly Watters discuss foreign rights, translation logistics, a book’s chances abroad, and much more ...
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/ Guest Post, Publishing Industry
Stefanie Sanchez von Borstel and Leslie Zampetti
In this Q&A, agents Stefanie Sanchez Von Borstel and Leslie Zampetti tackle the complications of authorship and literary citizenship in ...
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/ Guest Post, Writing Advice
Image: Jim McCarthy, Paula Munier
In this Q&A, literary agents Jim McCarthy and Paula Munier discuss the priorities and responsibilities—to yourself and to others—of being ...
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/ Business for Writers, Guest Post
Sarah LaPolla Kim Lionetti Establishing Long Term Writing Career
For some authors, a single book deal is validation enough. For others, it's the beginning of a lifelong journey through ...
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/ Business for Writers, Guest Post
Linda Camacho and Jennifer Soloway
Good literary agents keep fighting for books they believe in. But how do agents decide which authors to rep? In ...
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/ Getting Published, Guest Post
Holly Root and John Cusick
If you’re a writer, how do you know if it’s worth the risk of leaving your current agent? Does past ...
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/ Guest Post, Publishing Industry
Elliott Hartinger Klein Mooser authors
A Q&A on children's self-publishing with authors Zetta Elliott, who has released several books under her own imprint, including picture ...
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/ Author Q&A, Self-Publishing
Starting Later & Starting Over: Launching a Writing Career When You’re No Longer “Young”
Seven-figure deals seem to be given to more 20-something debut writers than debut writers in any other age group, yet ...
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Mary C Moore and DongWon Song
What should writers do if they feel that an agent isn’t honoring their obligations, contractual or otherwise? What's the best ...
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/ Guest Post, Publishing Industry
Eric Smith and Saba Sulaiman
How do agents—generally considered the gatekeepers to publishing companies—approach the issue of diversity in the publishing industry? ...
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hybrid author
Sangeeta Mehta interviews agents Bob Mecoy and Kristin Nelson about how agents can assist the hybrid author ...
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literary fiction
Should literary writers consider self-publishing? How it might affect their long-term careers? Two agents weigh in ...
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Should Children’s Book Authors Self-Publish?
Note from Jane: Today's guest post is by Sangeeta Mehta (@sangeeta_editor), a former acquiring editor of children's books at Little, ...
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