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LINKS: Literary Agent Resources

Agents: A Primer, by Harold Underdown
http://www.underdown.org/agents.htm
Focuses primarily on finding an agent for children's literature.

Agent Query
http://www.agentquery.com/resource_ww.aspx
This site is packed with information about agents, including a database of literary agents that can be searched by keyword, nonfiction topic or fiction genre.

Association of Authors' Representatives
http://aaronline.org/
The primary organization of literary agents, with FAQs, a "canon of ethics," and a list of members.

Bill Hammon's List of Literary Agents
http://www.wrhammons.com/literary-agents-books.htm
A lengthy list of agents, with information on what books those agents have represented.

Book Proposals
http://www.hiwrite.com/
This site offers free help to writers who are working on a book proposal. It also helps you find a literary agent and write a query letter.

Finding a Good Agent or Publisher, by Gary Kessler
http://www.writers.net/articles/writers/method_madness.php

Fishing for an Agent? Use the Right Bait, by Brian Hill and Dee Power
http://www.brianhillanddeepower.com/agents.html
A very good overview of what agents look for and why so many proposals are rejected.

Guide to Literary Agents - Editor's Blog
http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents
This site is absolutely packed with articles and information on formatting your manuscript, finding an agent, what agents want, interviews with agents, and more. A definite must-read.

Hunting for a Literary Agent, by Chuck Rothman
http://www.sff.net/people/rothman/agents.htp

Literary Agents
http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/NCW/litag.htm
Links to agent lists and to a variety of articles on finding (and using) an agent.

Preditors and Editors: Agent Listings
http://pred-ed.com/pubagent.ht
A good place to look for warnings against agents who are "not recommended."

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Recommended Reading

 


Writer's Market

Writer's Market Deluxe Online Edition

Novel & Short Story Writers' Market

Guide to Literary Agents

Writer's Market Guide to Getting Published

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Book Proposals & Query Letters

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

Formatting and Submitting Your Manuscript

Get a Literary Agent

Getting Your Book Published For Dummies

How to Write a Book Proposal

Nonfiction Book Proposals Anybody Can Write

Publish Your Nonfiction Book

Writer's Guide to Queries, Pitches and Proposals

Your Novel Proposal: From Creation to Contract

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