- How to Be a Ghostwriter
When my agent, Anita Diamant, who represented Andrews, proposed I try to keep the books alive, I studied every published Andrews novel to capture her essence, syntax, vocabulary, and unique approach to character.
- Terry McMillan, Thwarter of Book Biz Gatekeepers, Has a New Novel
The book spent months on bestseller lists, and, according to McMillan’s agent, Molly Friedrich at the Friedrich Agency, her books have sold, in total, roughly 15 million copies worldwide.
- Lily King Writes a Novel of Budding Artistry
Her agent, Julie Barer of the Book Group, says, “When I finished reading Writers & Lovers, I was glad I hadn’t seen it before.
- Writing a Dynamic Duo: Spotlight on Peter Riva
He works as a literary agent with the New York–based International Transactions.
- WI15: Adult Authors to Meet
More than 130 adult and children’s authors and illustrators will be attending this year’s Winter Institute.
- Writers to Watch Spring 2020
Nguyen’s agent, Sarah Bowlin, says, “When he mentioned shyly over drinks a couple years ago that he had been writing a novel—on the subway!
- The Ongoing Journey of M.B. Goffstein's Oeuvre
The books’ return to print is due to the efforts of Edite Kroll, Goffstein’s former editor, longtime literary agent, and close friend; and David Allender, the author’s husband and current publisher of David R.
- Religion and Spirituality Book Deals: January 8, 2020
Agent Sheryl Fullerton sold world rights to IVP’s associate publisher Cindy Bunch to Stabile’s The Dynamic Power of the Enneagram.
- Obituary: Clay Winters
Literary agent Doug Whiteman, who served as president of Penguin Young Readers Group for more than a decade beginning in 1994, and later as executive v-p of business operations for the Penguin Group, paid tribute to his colleague with these words: “Clay was a good and wise man who alway
- PW’s Top News Stories of 2019
Audible Caption Proposal Called Copyright InfringementWhen word began circulating in July that Audible was developing a new program called Captions to run text alongside its audiobooks, publishers, agents, and authors all called the proposal copyright infringement.
- Apple Books Category Bestsellers, December 29, 2019
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- Fall 2019 Flying Starts: Joowon Oh
Oh knew she needed an agent, but this was not the book she wanted to write.
- New Titles from Self-Publishers
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 55 self-published titles below.
- Fall 2019 Flying Starts: Christine Day
When Suzie Townsend of New Leaf Literary favorited her pitch, Day sent her the entire manuscript straight away.Day was also offered representation by other agents, but she signed with Townsend the following April.
- PW Readers Pick Their Industry MVPs
Beth Phelan, agent at Gallt & Zacker Literary AgencyAuthor A.