- Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: The Return of the Seven Figure Advance
The two novels that have drawn million-dollar advances were both represented by agents at the Book Group, and both are debuts.
- Children's Job Moves: September 2017
He also held senior positions in sales, marketing, and marketing services at Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers and Random House Children's Books.Julie Tibbott has joined Jill Corcoran Literary Agency as an agent.
- Two YA Authors Co-Write Novel, Two Imprints to Co-Publish It
Two YA authors who met-cute via their agent have co-written a novel—in which two boys meet-cute in a New York City post office.
- Rights Report: Week of October 2, 2017
Greenburger Associates sold North American rights on behalf of Demetrios; the contributors were represented by various agents.
- Book Deals: Week of October 2, 2017
Waterhouse CEO David Grishman struck the agreement directly with Payne (who did not use an agent), and also acquired 10 full-length novels.
- Even Great Writers Trip Sometimes
His entourage included his spouse, agent, and editor.
- Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Fiction
Viking.ISBN 978-0-7352-2511-4Spy fiction fans will welcome the return of British agent George Smiley, though it’s Peter Guillam, Smiley’s devoted assistant from MI6, who takes center stage as the descendants of victims of a Cold War operation that went awry in East Germany look for restitution
- Publishers, Authors, and Agents Rally for Hurricane Maria Relief
“We mobilized via email and came up with a plan for approaching agents, editors, and authors for donations.
- 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!