Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Vickie Motter of Andrea Hurst & Associates) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Vickie: Vickie has a BA in English Literature from Western Washington University. She enjoys the opportunity of working closely with her authors to help bring a book to life. Her blog, covering all issues of publishing and giving valuable advice to new and seasoned authors, can be found at www.navigatingtheslushpile.blogspot.com. She joined Andrea Hurst & Associates in 2010.
She is seeking: YA contemporary & Adult fiction in the following areas: Dystopian, steampunk, Fantasy, Dark fantasy, Paranormal, cozy mysteries. She seeks new and previously published authors dedicated to continuously developing their craft and writing poignant nonfiction or marketable fiction. She loves all things weird, fantastical, morbid, and romantic. She has a special love of unique plots, dark themes, strong characters, an engaging voice, and witty humor.
In nonfiction: narrative, humorous memoir, healthy living, cookbooks with a strong platform, current events.
How to contact: vickie(at)andreahurst(dot)com. E-queries only. Submit to only one agent at this agency. Paste everything in the query. No attachments. Do not send proposals, sample chapters or manuscripts unless specifically requested by an agent. Please indicate if you are simultaneously submitting to other agents.
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