Jane Friedman

The Evolving Role of the Literary Agent

Writer’s Digest (October 2014)

In the most recent issue of Writer’s Digest magazine, you’ll find my feature article, “The Evolving Agent.” I discuss how literary agents’ business models and services are changing to fit the needs of their clients, who are increasingly self-publishing or choosing hybrid paths.

The article covers:

Regarding that last point, here are a few of those questions to ask:

To read the full article, buy the October 2014 issue of Writer’s Digest, available in print or as a digital download.

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