What is a literary agent for? Here are 9 articles all about literary agents and what they do for you
Think about this: nearly half a million books are being self-published every year. Now think about the fact that there’re only a handful of major publishers left. Do some quick math and you’ll see why those publishers, when scouting for new titles to release, don’t really want to work directly with authors. They’d be swamped (even more than they are already).
So if you want a big publisher to put out your next book, you’d be wise to try to find a literary agent first.
But what is a literary agent? What do they do? How do you find them — and most importantly, how do you impress them with your manuscript? If you’re asking these questions, check out the articles below:
Have you worked with an agent? How did you find them? What was it like working with them? Let me know in the comments below.