Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Megan Close of Keller Media) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Megan: Megan is an associate agent at Keller Media. Her passion lies not only in getting great books published, but in working closely with the authors who write them. Nothing is more exciting than a great new idea or story! Prior to her agenting career, Megan read, reviewed, edited, rejected and selected thousands of book and script projects for agencies, film studios and publishing companies.
She is seeking: Creative books in the self-help, dating/relationships, pop culture, pop psychology, management, career, entrepreneurship, health, and science genres.
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How to submit: E-query only at mclose [@] kellermedia.com. Please include a complete book proposal. Full submission guidelines here.
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- How I Got My Literary Agent: Kirstin Chen (Fiction).
- Pros and Cons of Getting a Creative Writing MFA.
- Agent Spotlight: Lara Perkins (Andrea Brown Literary Agency) seeks YA, MG and Picture Books.
- Good Stories Have The Same Bone Structure.
- 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.