Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Sarah Joy Freese of Wordserve Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Sarah: Sarah Joy Freese is an associate literary agent with WordServe Literary. She loves reading through queries and attending writing conferences to meet new excellent writers. Sarah especially enjoys working with authors to make their manuscripts even stronger. Sarah received her bachelor’s degree in English and communications from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She also has an MA (emphasis in creative writing) and an MLIS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Sarah is newly married and is enjoying life with her husband and two birds, Brewster and Simon. When she is not working, Sarah enjoys crocheting, watching NCIS and Grey’s Anatomy, and playing Euchre.
She is seeking: Contemporary romance, Historical romance, Historical, Contemporary women’s fiction, Suspense, Memoir, Narrative nonfiction, Marriage/family/parenting from bloggers with a large platform.
How to submit: via e-mail: sarah (at) wordserveliterary.com. Include a query letter and the first 5-10 pages of the manuscript within the e-mail (not as an attachment).
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