We asked agents from our annual roundup to weigh in on some of the most popular genres they represent—talking trends, common weaknesses, series potential and more. Here’s how to stand out in the suspense and thriller genre.
Tracy Marchini is looking for picture book, middle grade and young adult manuscripts across most genres, including contemporary, mysteries, thrillers, magical realism, historical fiction, and non-fiction
Cate Holahan, author of THE WIDOWER'S WIFE (Aug 9, 2016, Crooked Lane Books), shares how she overcame nerves and got her agent and a publishing deal.
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.
Debut author Andrew Roe—THE MIRACLE GIRL (April 2015, Algonquin)—shares his journey to finding an agent and publishing his novel.