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Top 5 Reasons You Need an Agent

Posted by on May 20, 2012 in Articles | Comments Off

If there’s one question we get from aspiring authors more than all other questions combined it’s this: “Do I need an agent?” The short answer is: YES! You definitely need an agent. Can a novel be sold without one? Yes, it’s possible. Do we recommend it? Absolutely not. Why not? Well, I’ll get into that later in this section, but first let’s talk about what an agent is and what they do. Literary agents represent authors. They are your liaison and connection with the publishing industry. They negotiate on your behalf, they pitch...

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