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How to Get a Literary Agent By Meg LaTorre

Getting published in today’s world is a test of a writer’s persistence, patience, and—most importantly—willingness to do a lot of hard work. When I first started digging into the weird world of book publishing, I remember having a few distinct feelings: Nausea A craving for cheese and carbs—ideally, both An overwhelming desire for a concise(ish) …
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FAAAQ: Frequently Asked #AskAgent Questions – Part 2 By Meg LaTorre

Twitter has become a hub for authors, editors, literary agents, and other book publishing professionals to share industry insiders—not to mention the dozens of (amazing) Twitter contests for authors seeking literary representation for their unpublished manuscripts. One of the hashtags that continues to increase in popularity is #AskAgent. As I detailed in the first article …
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FAAAQ: Frequently Asked #AskAgent Questions By Meg LaTorre

As many of you know, Twitter has become a hot spot for book publishing industry professionals to gather, tweet out advice, and host a number of giveaways and #AskAgent sessions. For those unfamiliar with Twitter, select hashtags can be used while tweeting, which make a certain topic or conversation easy to follow by searching for …
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How to Write the Perfect Plot Summary for Your Query By Meg LaTorre

In an age where time is precious and emails are plenty, grabbing a literary agent’s attention right away is the key to a successful query letter. There are many ways a query letter can stand out; however, it’s important to remember that the point of a query is to make an agent want to read …