Publish date:

Agent Alert: Anne Tibbets of D4EO Literary

New literary agent alerts (with this spotlight featuring Anne Tibbets) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

Anne Tibbets began her career as a screenwriter, author, and literary agency intern at D4EO, becoming a full-time agent in 2018 at Red Sofa Literary. Anne joined D4EO Literary in 2019 and is best found on Twitter @AnneTibbets and her blog at http://writeforcoffee.blogspot.com.

Anne Tibbets

Anne Tibbets

(20 literary agents actively seeking writers and their writing.)

Currently Seeking

Anne represents adult and young adult science fiction and fantasy, thrillers, horror, historical, and mystery.

No middle grade, chapter, or picture books. No nonfiction, scripts, or self-published works.

Agent Alert: Anne Tibbets of D4EO Literary

How to Submit

E-mail Anne at anne@d4eo.com. Please include:

  • Category and genre (Adult or YA: SFF, Thriller, Horror, etc.)
  • Word count
  • One-three paragraph "pitch"
  • Short author bio
  • Previously published titles (self-published counts)
  • 10-page writing sample within the body of the email (double-spaced, 12-point font)

Unrequested attachments will be deleted. Allow up to six weeks for a response to queries before nudging. Anne reads every query. If you don't hear back from her in six weeks, please nudge.

Responds in four-six weeks to partial requests; six-eight weeks to full requests.

Query Letter in 14 Days

Take your writing one step further and tackle the publishing process. When you enroll in this online course, you'll learn the details of the query letter format and how to write a query letter that catches the attention of agents and publishers.

Click to continue.

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: The Characterless Character

Writing Mistakes Writers Make: The Characterless Character

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so this series helps identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake is writing a characterless character.

When Is My Novel Ready to Read: 7 Self-Editing Processes for Writers

When Is My Novel Ready to Read: 7 Self-Editing Processes for Writers

Fiction editor and author Kris Spisak ties together her seven processes for self-editing novels, including editorial road-mapping, character differentiation analysis, reverse editing, and more.

Poetic Forms

Englyn Unold Crwca: Poetic Forms

Poetic Form Fridays are made to share various poetic forms. This week, we look at the englyn unold crwca, a Welsh quatrain form.

5 Things for Writers to Keep in Mind When Writing About Spies

5 Things for Writers to Keep in Mind When Writing About Spies

A spy thriller requires more than a compelling story and clever plot twists—the characters need to feel real. Author Stephanie Marie Thornton offers 5 tips for constructing believable spy characters.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unexpected Team Up

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unexpected Team Up

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, it's time for a little unexpected team work.

Taylor Anderson: On Creating Realism in the Weird

Taylor Anderson: On Creating Realism in the Weird

New York Times bestselling author Taylor Anderson discusses the process of writing his new science fiction novel, Purgatory's Shore.

6 Books Perfect for Fall Reading

6 Books Perfect for Fall Reading

Whether you're looking for something cozy or a little spooky, these books are perfect for the fall season.

NaNoWriMo: To Prep or Not to Prep?

NaNoWriMo: To Prep or Not to Prep?

When it comes to a 30 day writing challenge like NaNoWriMo, do you need to prep beforehand to achieve success? Well, that might depend on what kind of writer you are.

Sarah Echavarre Smith: On Going for the Out-There Ideas

Sarah Echavarre Smith: On Going for the Out-There Ideas

Copywriter and author Sarah Echavarre Smith discusses the process of writing her new romance novel, On Location.