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The Difference Between a Literary Agent and a Marketing Agent

The Difference Between a Literary Agent and a Marketing Agent

Before you can even think about pitching your book to publishers, you need to find yourself an agent. The role of an agent is to represent you and your work in the very competitive publishing world, negotiating on your behalf and seeking out opportunities. Typically you will need both a literary agent and a marketing …

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How to Successfully Market Your Book

With technological advancements and the growth in popularity of self-publishing, authors now have several pathways to the bestseller list. However, before achieving fame and wealth, the work must first be published. Here are some suggestions for ensuring success: Determine Book Genre To begin determining your target audience, you must first define your genre. The genre …

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Literary Agent Advice: 3 Rules for a Standout Book Pitch

Consider presenting your book concept to a literary agency? It’s no enigma that each year, hundreds of book ideas and pitches land up in a mammoth-sized slush pile. What, then, will make your book concept stand out? Literary agents must filter through a deluge of book proposals. Many of them fall short and are discarded. …

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How Authors and Book Publishers Utilize Advanced Reader Copies

Advanced reader copies are an almost finished form of a current publication that is dispersed to experts (such as bloggers and reviewers) who read it before print. These pre-press copies grant them to read the work before its issuance date so their reviews can correspond with the publication’s debut. The authors and publishers that self-published …

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