2013 Guide to Literary Agents (Paperback)

By Chuck Sambuchino (Editor)

Writers Digest, 9781599635972, 364pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2012

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The Best Resource Available for Finding a Literary Agent

No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The "2013 Guide to Literary Agents" is your essential resource for finding that literary agent--without fear of being scammed--and getting your book published. This new, updated edition of "GLA" includes:

  • Completely updated contact and submission information for more than 1,000 literary agents seeking new clients.
  • Craft and business advice from more than 35 literary agents--on topics such as query letters, children's books, synopses and proposals, memoir writing, first chapters, conferences, platform and more
  • 12 "Breaking In" success stories from debut writers who explain how they got their books published.
Includes "New Agent Spotlights"--profiles on literary reps actively building their client list right now.

"The "Guide to Literary Agents" was an indispensable tool for me when I was querying agents. I highly recommend it for any aspiring author--in addition to a comprehensive listing of literary agents, it contains valuable information about the query and submission process." --Darien Gee, author of "Friendship Bread: A Novel"

"I just signed with literary agent Chip MacGregor, and I came upon him through the "Guide to Literary Agents." If not for "GLA," I'd probably still be looking." --Les Edgerton, author of "Hooked" as well as several novels

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About the Author

Chuck Sambuchino is an editor for Writer's Digest Books and edits the "Guide to Literary Agents." He is the author of books such as "Formatting and Submitting Your Manuscript, 3rd Edition," "and How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack."