General Interest Agents
Why Do Literary Agents Take So Long to Respond to Submissions?
Why do literary agents take so long to respond to submissions from writers? Is it personal? Are there things writers can do to speed up the process? Find the answers here.
How to Get a Literary Agent: A Simple Two-Step Process
Guide to Literary Agents editor Robert Lee Brewer shares his simple two-step process on how to get a literary agent.
How to Hook a Literary Agent to Represent Writing and Get Published
Finding a literary agent is one thing, but the hard part is gaining representation. In this post, we share how to hook a literary agent to represent writing and get published by looking at the query letter, synopsis, book proposal, and sample pages.
How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing
Literary agents are the gatekeepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres.
How Literary Agents Agree and Differ: Lessons From the Annual Writer's Digest Conference
There are some things all agents want to see from writers, but they don't agree on everything. Here's how literary agents agree and differ on what they want from writers.
Agent Alert: Rita Rosenkranz of the Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency
Literary agent alerts (this one with Rita Rosenkranz of the Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.