How To Pick an Agent (and Live Happily Ever After)

Finding an agent is a thrilling and anxious time. I’m not at that point yet; however, I hope to be soon. Thanks to Ryan Lanz at A Writer’s Path, I have a blueprint, of sorts, to help me through the process. Thanks, Ryan for sharing this valuable information. Take it away.

Please note:  This was originally a guest  post contributed by Christina Dalcher. You can check out more of her articles on her blogChristina has a Ph.D. from Georgetown University in Phonology and Phonetics. 
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A Writer's Path


Warning: I can get over-excited with my blog posts and pull an Agatha Christie sort of “I will make you wait until the very end to see the take home message.” Here it is, up front:

Ask agents offering you representation for at least three client references. Contact them.

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Is Your Manuscript Ready for Primetime?


You’ve finally reached the pinnacle, revisions are complete and  your query is perfect and your manuscript ready. You’re anxious to contact agents, but is it really ready for primetime?

Before you hit send, read Ryan Lanz’s, A Writer’s Path16 Query Tips From Literary Agents.