Here are the top websites by and about agents as identified in the 24th Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.
Agents + Books
Kate McKean, VP of Howard Morhaim Literary Agency, answers questions about agents and the business of publishing. With posts twice a week (Tuesday’s info is free for everyone and Thursday is for paid subscribers), you can pick your level of engagement.
Manuscript Wish List
This site makes finding a literary agent easier, faster, and less daunting. It features a comprehensive database of editors and agents, updated by the professionals themselves, as well as a free newsletter so you always know when new profiles are listed.
Established in 2006, this blog discusses everything and anything related to the craft and business of writing. While some posts focus on the personal aspects of writing, like how to set an achievable goal, others dissect topics like the importance of bestseller lists and include plenty of interviews of authors and agents.
If you are either a) having trouble starting your query letter or b) haven’t been getting any bites, devour Janet Reid’s blog. Brave writers send her their queries and she breaks down what’s working and what’s not. She’s matter-of-fact, but also offers detailed examples for working through her suggested revisions.
The ultimate data-based resource for that all-important next step after the manuscript is completed: finding the right literary agent for you. Listing top agents and publishers that are actively accepting queries, Query Tracker is determined to find your story a home.