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  • Tips From Literary Agents

    Posted on January 19, 2017 by in Clients Numbering, Senior Partners

    Literary agencies can range in size from a single agent who represents perhaps a dozen authors, to a substantial firm with senior partners, sub-agents, specialists in areas like foreign rights or licensed merchandise tie-ins, and clients numbering in the hundreds. Most agencies, especially the smaller ones, will specialize to some degree, representing authors who (for […]

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  • New Literary Agent Alert

    Posted on January 19, 2017 by in Paying Proposition

    This prevents the author’s working relationship with his or her editor from becoming strained by disputes about royalty statements or late checks. Another frequent function of the agent is often that of counselor, advising an author on various aspects of how to make writing a paying proposition on a timely basis. Irene began the agency […]

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  • Meet the Agent Literary

    Posted on January 19, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Irene began the agency in the loft of a tiny walkup apartment in new york’s upper west side in 1978. She had a phone, a typewriter, three clients, and a complete inability to accept the idea that she wouldn’t succeed. Since then the agency has grown into a thriving international business, with six senior agents, […]

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