Resources For Agent Hunting

Resources for Agent Hunting

 These are the notes given out at the Loncon panel on ‘Agent Hunting’

 UK Agents:

Writers and Artists Yearbook,   http://www.writersservices.com/agent/uk09/index.htm

http://sites.google.com/site/literaryportal/literary-agency-directory-uk

Agents can be phoned.

Standard submission package: first 3 chapters, synopsis and short covering letter

News on new agents – The Bookseller, #literaryrejections

 

US Agents:

Agentquery.com, www.Querytracker.net, http://www.authoradvance.com/

http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/browse.html

pred-ed.com – cross check for scammers

 

For Query Letters:

http://queryshark.blogspot.com/

https://thoughtsfromtheagentdesk.wordpress.com/

Query Letter Hell on Absolutewrite

 

General Agenting Stuff:

theswivet.blogspot.com

nathanbransford.blogspot.com/

pubrants.blogspot.com/ (has examples of successful query letters)

bookendslitagency.blogspot.com/

 

General writing stuff:

www.Absolutewrite.com/forums

Don’t phone US agents

Standard submission package: (check agent preferences first): killer query letter, first 5 pages

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