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Ask The Writer: Finding a literary agent

A quick-and-dirty guide for finding an agent.

Finding a literary agent

Can you tell me where I could search to find a literary agent? How can I tell if the agent is honest, trustworthy, and worth his/her fees? How should I proceed to approach them to get positive results?



Agents often look for writing that they find exciting or compelling. Your agent is going to invest significant time and energy representing you on the literary market, so it is important she be enthusiastic about your work.

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