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New Literary Agent Alert: Sara D'Emic of Talcott Notch Literary

Newer agents are golden opportunities for new writers because they're likely building their client list; however, always make sure your work is as perfect as it can be before submitting, and only query agencies that are a great fit for your work. Otherwise, you're just wasting time and postage. She is seeking: "Compelling characters are the crux of good fiction, and I'm seeking stories that will spark the imagination and the soul. I'm looking for adult horror, urban fantasy, paranormal, magical realism, science fiction, mystery, thriller, or crime fiction. I will also gladly take non-fiction science and technology."

2014 UPDATE: Sara is no longer agenting. Do not query her.

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Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Sara D'Emic of Talcott Notch Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

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About Sara: Sara D'Emic graduated from Emerson College with a B.A. in Writing, Literature, and Publishing, and is happy to be starting her career as an agent with Talcott Notch Literary. Needless to say, she's passionate about books. Her reading tastes range from Dostoevsky and Dumas to Burroughs and Salinger to Lovecraft and King.

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She is seeking: "Compelling characters are the crux of good fiction, and I'm seeking stories that will spark the imagination and the soul. I'm looking for adult horror, urban fantasy, paranormal, magical realism, science fiction, mystery, thriller, or crime fiction. I will also gladly take nonfiction science and technology."

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How to contact: [As of 2014, she is no longer agenting. Do not query her.]

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