- Q & A with Samantha Mabry
A novel about a haunted hotel landed me my first agent—she’s since left the business.
- Snappsy the Alligator Returns—Begrudgingly
Falatko signed on with agent Danielle Smith at Lupine Grove Creative; she submitted the manuscript to Joanna Cardenas at Viking, who took an immediate shining to Snappsy.
- To Tweet or Not to Tweet
“But I’m an adult, and my social media life is my own.”Jenny Han can’t recall any guidance, past or present, from her publisher or agent about tackling current events on Twitter.
- ACFW 2017 Blends Writing and Worship
If you have faith in your end destination, he said, the journey becomes less difficult.The closing gala of the annual conference on September 23 saw top Christian authors, editors, and agents receive honors in 26 different categories with Carol Awards (named after Christian fiction editor Carol
- Religion Book Deals: September 2017
Agent Mark Sweeney represented Stetzer.Whitaker Signs Carol Burton McLeodWhitaker House’s Bob Whitaker Jr. took world rights to Guide Your Mind, Guard Your Heart, Grace Your Tongue by Carol Burton McLeod (No More Ordinary).
- International Hot Book Properties, Week of September 25, 2017
The book marks the sophomore effort from Seeck (The Angels of Hammurabi), and is about a fugitive Finnish diplomat on the run from an Interpol agent.
- Four Questions for Carrie DiRisio (aka @broodingYAhero)
When I got my agent, I said, “Hey!
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: September 2017
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 119 self-published titles below.
- The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair
Among the big titles the American agents will be talking up in the rights center are the debut novel from Michael Imperioli, a memoir by David Lynch, an update on Cinderella, and a short story collection from Lionel Shriver.Aevitas Creative ManagementThe biggest name on Aevitas’s slate is actor
- Book Deals: Week of September 25, 2017
Agent Sells Debut to Hachette In a two-book deal at auction, literary agent Rena Rossner sold world English rights to her debut novel, The Sisters of the Winter Wood, to Lindsey Hall at the Hachette imprint Redhook.
- Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Preview
The improved Literary Agents and Scouts Center (LitAg) has again set a new attendance record, with about 500 tables sold.
- On Second Novels, the Unloved Sibling of the Buzzy Debut
The day Daddy’s came out I got emails from big houses and prospective agents.
- Rights Report: Week of September 18, 2017
Greenburger represented the author, and the illustrators are represented by various agents.
- Lantana Publishing Breaks into U.S. Market
“We have an open call of submissions on our website, which encourages authors and illustrators to submit their work, whether or not they are represented by agents,” she said.
- Q & A with Kristin Cashore
But my agent, Faye Bender, told me she thought it was very much a book by me, and I agree with that.