A literary agent answers readers’ questions—from how seriously agents consider a writer’s previous sales to how to responsibly seek new representation.
A practical guide to magazine submissions.
David Gaughran reports the Bookseller will no longer do business with Author Solutions; author Chuck Wendig takes a close look at self-publishing; Juliet Mushens shines a light on the typical day of an agent; and other news.
An application juror takes a close look at a successful artist’s statement.
Publishing-related Kickstarter projects raised over fifteen million dollars in 2012; Laura Miller reveals the worst publisher in history; advice on composing a succinct agent query letter; and other news.
GalleyCat rounds up several pitch letters that succeeded in landing a literary agent; the New York Times reports small bookstores appear to be thriving; the Wall Street Journal picks its favorite novels of 2012, including Shani Boianjiu's The People of Forever Are Not Afraid; and other news.