Debut author Sophie Chen Keller explains how she got started writing and how she landed her dream agent for her novel, The Luster of Lost Things, with her first query letter.
Debut author Sheena Kamal explains how she got an agent for her novel, The Lost Ones, while fighting internal thoughts that she felt like she never really belonged as a writer.
Debut author Diksha Basu shares her story of how asking for a little guidance helped her land a literary agent, and how choosing the agent she knew would push her the most has helped her career.
Author Michael Haspil, represented by Sara Megibow of KT Literary, shares his story of the importance of attending conferences during the process of writing and querying.
Debut romance author Janna MacGregor explains how her choices to pursue writing contests, attending conferences, and working with an agent that wanted her to further develop her manuscript, led to signing with her dream literary agent.
Meghan Rogers, author of CROSSING THE LINE (April 2016, Philomel Books) shares how she wrote a novel and got an agent, while obtaining her MFA.
Parker Peevyhouse, author of WHERE FUTURES END (Feb. 2016, Kathy Dawson Books), shares the steps she took to obtaining representation.
“How I Got My Agent” is a recurring feature on the Guide to Literary Agents Blog, with this installment featuring Randy Ribay, author of AN INFINITE NUMBER OF PARALLEL UNIVERSES. These columns are great ways for you to learn how to find a literary agent. Some tales are of long roads and many setbacks, while others...