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How Awards and Accolades Can Benefit a Writer’s Career
Author and technical writer Neil V. Young compares the search for an editor or agent to the process of job searching. Your writing sample or manuscript is like a resume...
Neil V. Young
Advice for Giving an In-Person Pitch to an Agent or Publisher
Before meeting with an agent or publisher, you have to be prepared and do your research. Author and technical writer Neil V. Young has been able to do that by attending...
Neil V. Young
Literary Agent Claire Gerus on Her Collaborative Role with Authors
Literary agent and book development consultant Claire Gerus doesn’t just go through the motions with her clients. She says she strives to have an honest interaction...
The Role of a Literary Agent and the Best Way to Get Representation
A literary agent can fill many shoes, explains literary agent and book development consultant Claire Gerus. Overall, the agent is a support person. He or she may act...
Common Reasons Query Letters Are Rejected by Agents
Literary agent and book development consultant Claire Gerus shares a few common reasons she may reject a query letter or manuscript submission. 1. If Gerus is not...
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