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How to create and cultivate a successful agent-author partnership

How can authors best foster a fruitful, long-lasting relationship with their agents? We spoke to both agents & authors to find out.

agent-author relationship

Writers who dream of signing on with a big publisher know that the first step in the process is finding the perfect literary agent to represent them. But once an agent and author decide to partner up, what then? What are the expected roles and duties of each person? What factors go into creating a successful long-term agent/author relationship? We asked a handful of authors and agents to weigh in. 


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