(bright music)…- [Narrator] I have some good news to share with you…about the world of literary agents.…There are tons of agents out there, thousands actually.…So your chances of landing one are inherently high.…However, that being said, not all agencies are the same…and not all agencies represent the same kind of books.…Some specialize in nonfiction or mystery or romance.…Some only represent children's books.…
Some refuse to read any children's book submissions.…So how do you find the right agent for you?…Well, the short answer is research.…In this section of the course,…I'm going to outline a variety of research tools…that are essentially helping you do one thing,…build your list.…What list, you might ask.…The most important list thus far in your publishing career.…The agent submission list.…It's imperative to have your own version of this list…before you start sending out your brilliant…query letter to any agencies.…
The agent submission list is an ever-changing,…ever-evolving master roster of all the literary agencies…
- Comparing traditional publishing and self-publishing
- Writing and revising your novel
- Finding an agent
- Perfecting your pitch
- Writing a query letter
- Researching agents
- Submitting to agents
- Reading your book contract
- Negotiating advances and royalties
- Understanding the publishing process
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of the Publishing Process
Why I created this course2m 32s
2. Writing and Revising Your Novel
3. Introduction to Literary Agents
4. Creating and Perfecting Your Pitch
5. Writing Your Query Letter
6. Researching Agents
7. Submitting to Agents
8. Selling Your Novel
9. Navigating Your First Book Contract
10. The Publishing Process
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