Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Aimee Ashcraft of Brower Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Aimee: Aimee has always loved books. She loved them so much that as a child, she was often caught sneakily reading Roald Dahl and Harry Potter under her desk at school. As an adult, she's thankfully managed to make reading part of her job and is busy seeking out novels that feature engrossing worlds as well as compelling and complex female characters. She loves stories that are told from an original point of view and are as addictive as a good Netflix binge. After earning her BA from Transylvania University, Aimee moved to New York and received her Master's from NYU. She is based in New York City and is thrilled to be a part of Brower Literary and Management.
The biggest literary agent database anywhere
is the Guide to Literary Agents. Pick up the
most recent updated edition online at a discount.
She is seeking: Aimee is specifically interested in literary and upmarket fiction, historical and women's fiction, and young adult fiction (all genres).
How to submit: Queries should be emailed to email@example.com with the subject line: QUERY [Manuscript/Project Title] and include a query letter, full synopsis, and the first chapter pasted directly in the e-mail.
Your new complete and updated instructional guide
to finding an agent is finally here: The 2015 book
GET A LITERARY AGENT shares advice from more
than 110 literary agents who share advice on querying,
craft, the submission process, researching agents, and
much more. Filled with all the advice you'll ever need to
find an agent, this resource makes a great partner book to
the agent database, Guide to Literary Agents.
Other writing/publishing articles & links for you:
- Agent Spotlight: Siobhan McBride (Serendipity Literary Agency) seeks Literary Fiction, Horror, Mystery/Crime, YA and Nonfiction.
- Successful Queries: Literary Agent Katie Shea Boutillier and "The Art of Falling."
- 5 Mistakes Writers Make (And How To Avoid Them).
- Agent Spotlight: Catherine Luttinger (Darhansoff & Verrill) seeks Science Fiction and Fantasy.
- Follow Chuck Sambuchino on Twitter or find him on Facebook. Learn all about his writing guides on how to get published, how to find a literary agent, and writing a query letter.