How to Land (and Keep) a Literary Agent
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How to Land (and Keep) a Literary Agent is the first book written from an active literary agent's perspective that teaches authors why agents reject or accept manuscripts; why they decide to represent certain authors and not represent others; the best way to approach agents; the best way to work with an agent on a daily basis; and which offers them dozens of specific resources to make the difference in their finally finding the perfect agents for their work.
New York literary agent Noah Lukeman, has himself written three critically-acclaimed books on the craft of writing (The First Five Pages, The Plot Thickens and A Dash of Style). During his last 14 years as a literary agent he has read thousands of manuscripts, and in this book he shares his insider's perspective, offers insight and practical tips about what works and what doesn’t.