Why You Need a Literary Agent (How To Get Your Novel Published 101)


I’m not going to pretend to be the most-versed on this topic.  I’m not.  However, given that we are a blog on writing for Christian teenage writers, I thought I should at least cover the topic of how to do it, and then provide links for further reading on the subject by people better versed than I am…

Before I tell you why you need a literary agent, though, I suppose it would be best to tell you what a literary agent is.  I know that when I started to research the topic 18 months ago, I had no clue what they are.  Basically they act as a litmus test, a person to act between the author and the publishing company.  They go through the thousands of query letters sent to them per year (more on query letters next week!), pick authors to represent, help them edit the book, sell…

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