It appears that Andy’s 2013 openness to queries is
hit and miss. You will likely want to check up
on him via the Hartline website to see if he has made
Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Andy Scheer of Hartline Literary Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Andy: Andy Scheer, an agent at the Hartline Literary Agency, has a wealth of experience as a publishing professional with over 18 years as the managing editor of Moody Magazine, 8 years as the managing editor for the Christian Writer’s Guild, and as a freelance writer and editor. He is a frequent instructor at writing conferences around the country. A journalism graduate from Colorado State University, he also attended Denver Seminary. The entire Hartline Literary team blogs here.
(Look at more Christian agents.)
He is seeking: “I’m looking for a select few, outstanding projects that grab me and won’t let me go until I place them with a publisher. For fiction, this means a memorable blend of characters, setting, and storyline—delivered with carefully crafted prose. For nonfiction, a unique way of addressing a real need with an authority readers will recognize. And for both, the individual’s desire to grow in the craft of writing and to undertake the required discipline to promote their work for others’ benefit.”
How to submit: andy (at) hartlineliterary.com. More submission instructions can be found on the agency website.
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