- Ask the Editor: Writing Believable Dialogue
—Susan S.Good dialogue is essential if you want to attract the attention of an agent or an editor, so it’s well worth putting in the time necessary to make yours great.
- ACFW 2019: Changing Market Creates New Publishing Opportunities
In its 18th year, the American Christian Fiction Writers conference attracted over 400 aspiring writers, authors, agents, and publishers to San Antonio, Tex. from Sept. 26-29.
- Book Deals: Week of September 30, 2019
The first book, The Nemesis Manifesto, launches a new series following U.S. intelligence agent Evan Ryder, who, the publisher said, “has survived unspeakable tragedy and dedicated her life to protecting her country.”
- At 'Captions' Hearing, Judge Hammers Audible’s Fair Use Argument
That's why you have all these publishers, authors, and the agents here together.
- Authors Guild, AAR File Brief Supporting Publishers in Audible ‘Captions’ Case
In a joint amicus brief this week, the Authors Guild and the Association of Authors' Representatives threw their support to a group of seven publishers seeking a preliminary injunction barring their works from inclusion in Audible’s Captions program.In the brief, the authors and agent groups accuse
- Moving On Up: 'The 57 Bus'
She took confidence in the fact that she already knew Slater and had a good relationship with Slater’s literary agent, Erin Murphy, and contacted Murphy to express her interest in pursuing a potential book.In a case of serendipity, Slater was already on board, so to speak.
- Jenn Baker, PW Superstar, on Diversity in Publishing
Who are the agents?
- A New Era Dawns at Canada's Dundurn
Many key staff had left, authors and agents were justifiably worried, and the staff members that remained had become demoralized in the months leading up to the sale.A lot of folks in and out of the company asked me what my plan was.
- Katrine Engberg Brings Danish Noir to Scout Press
Cantor also says that Engberg was wonderful to work with: “She’s lovely, warm, unpretentious, and was so responsive to editorial suggestions”.Engberg’s agent, Federico Ambrosini, inherited the author in 2016.
- Frankfurt Book Fair Gets Back to Business
“I know even five minutes can be important for the agents.
- What American Agents Will Be Selling at the Fair
Aevitas Creative Management2030 AD: Thriving After the End of the World as We Know It by Mauro GuillenU.S. publisher: St.
- Book Deals: Week of September 23, 2019
Brown, a correspondent for the Atlantic, is joining a group of scientists—their trip is slated for early 2020—who are, Brown’s agent, Stacia Decker at Dunow, Carlson & Lerner, said, “racing to complete a geophysical map of Antarctica—allowing us to predict when the continent’s glaciers will
- Submittable Comes of Age
Agents also use the platform to better filter and manage query letters and writing samples.In addition to connecting writers to publications, Submittable offers convenient revenue-building opportunities for publishers, whether it’s through collecting submission fees, accepting donations, or selling merchandise to writ
- PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons From a Faith-Based Publicist
Other sessions include “Discoverability: Retail Strategies in a Time of Transition for Christian Publishing,” “A Marketer’s Lesson on How to Serve Diverse Audiences,” and “Lessons from Literary Agents in the Christian Sphere.”The sessions explore each topic from multiple angles and offer valuable insight that
- DOJ Files Suit to Seize Proceeds from Snowden Memoir
Among the remedies it seeks, the DoJ is asking for damages for any proceeds Snowden has already received, as well as a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction “freezing all assets in Macmillan’s possession relating to Permanent Record that belong to Snowden or his agents, assignees, or