Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Susan Hawk of The Bent Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Susan: “I was born and grew up in Washington, DC, and was an avid reader from an early age. For the past 15 years, I’ve worked in Children’s Book Marketing, most recently as the Marketing Director at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, and previous to that as the Library Marketing Director at Penguin Young Readers Group.”
She is seeking: young adult and middle grade books; within the realm of kids stories, she likes fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction and mystery.
How to contact: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or if you’re writing for children or teens, email@example.com. “Tell us briefly who you are, what your book is, and why you’re the one to write it. Then include the first ten pages of your material in the body of your e-mail. We regret that we cannot respond to each and every query, although we do our best. Rest assured that we read each one and we will certainly follow-up when we have interest.”
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Other writing/publishing articles & links for you:
- How to Write a Memoir: Part 1.
- How to Write a Memoir: Part 2.
- “How I Got My Agent,” Explained by Memoirist Gretta Berg, Author of I HAVE IRAQ IN MY SHOE.
- Why This Writer is Keeping Her Day Job.
- Sell More Books by Building Your Author Platform.
- Follow Chuck Sambuchino on Twitter or find him on Facebook. Learn all about his writing guides on how to get published, how to find a literary agent, and how to write a query letter.
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