Authors, Writers, Publishers, and Book Readers
I'm not a publisher (yet). I got my first publishing contract after a painfully long wait. And after an equally long wait, the book will finally see the light of day. I'm hoping to give back to the…Continue
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Literary agents play a key role in the international publishing industry. Yet not many new writers are aware of what a literary agency can and cannot do. In simple terms, a literary agent represents authors, pitches their manuscripts to publishers, negotiates deals and manages the commercial aspects of the deal. In return the literary agent charges a percentage (usually 15%) of the royalty for the author’s books.
You’ve done all the hard work in writing the book. Why should…Continue