You need to be careful if a literary agent asks you for a reading fee – you should always check with The Association of Authors Agents to make sure they are credible – members of The AAA are not allowed to charge reading fees. The website is: www.agentsassoc.co.uk – here you will find a list… Read More A Literary Agent Has Asked Me For a Reading Fee. Should I Pay?
Every writer should be armed with a copy of the Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook, if you don’t have a copy we would recommend you buy one as it has over 4,000 up-to-date listings of every agency in the country. Here are just a few of the many agencies that are out there: FELICITY BRYAN LITERARY… Read More How Do I Find the Right Literary Agency For My Book?
How to write a synopsis is one of the skills we find ourselves teaching our authors about most frequently. To simplify the process we have put together five tips for you to refer to on how to write a synopsis minus the stress. Writing a synopsis should be easier than writing a novel – it… Read More How to Write a Synopsis For Your Novel
It sounds pretty ‘101’, but you would be surprised how many people think they can submit in a different way to that stated by the literary because of x, y or z. The number one rule on how to prepare your submission package for sending to a literary agent is ‘don’t ignore the submission guidelines’.… Read More How to Prepare Your Submission Package for Sending to a Literary Agent
We tend to give a great deal of guidance on how to submit your manuscript to a literary agent. It is a question we are asked frequently and one that can involve quite a complicated answer. Submission guidelines vary between agencies, but there are a few things that remain the same throughout the industry. In… Read More How Do I Submit My Book to a Literary Agent?