Agents Directory

ISBN 13: 9781578601448

Agents Directory

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Finding the right agent can be a bewildering, frustrating and byzantine process for beginners and experienced writers alike. How do you tell a good agent from a bad agent? What's the best way to approach an agent? What exactly does an agent do? In The Agents Directory, editor-turned-agent Rachel Vater answers these questions and more.

Unlike guides that have readers sifting through page after page of listings of agencies that aren't accepting new writers, won't read manuscripts, or will charge money up-front, The Agents Directory offers an exclusive guide to the best literary and script agents looking for new clients. Each listing provides detailed, up-to-date information about the type of work each agent accepts, clients he or she represents, recent sales, contact information, and the best way to submit work.

Detailed instructions for writing a query letter, complete with sample queries, help readers make a great impression on an agent. A bonus directory to writing conferences across the US and Canada provides networking opportunities with other writers, agents, and editors. The Agents Directory also includes an extensive list of writer’s organizations invaluable resources to support a commitment to writing.

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What makes THE AGENTS DIRECTORY better than other similar books on the market:

· Writers can be assured that the agents listed were pre-screened to avoid scam artists
· All listed agents are accepting new clients
· Writers will find a directory of conferences across North America where they can meet agents face-to-face
· Helpful sample query letters, synopses, outline and proposal formats are included
· Extensive lists of organizations, websites and other resources helpful to a writers success and much more

About the Author:

Rachel Vater is an agent with the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York City. She was the editor of the 2002 and 2003 editions of Guide to Literary Agents and the 2002 Guide to Talent & Modeling Agents. She frequently speaks at writers conferences throughout the country. She resides in New York City.

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