The Best Books to Help You Find an Agent

From Harold Underdown, a bibliography of print resources to help you find an agent.

Resources Listing Literary Agents and Artist’s Representatives.

Do You Need a Literary Agent? What They Do and How to Get One

Don’t miss this great sample chapter from The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Publishing Children’s Books by Harold Underdown! It’s about agents. I highly recommend this book and also The Purple Crayon, Mr. Underdown’s authoritative, generous and informative site.

I Need an Agent.


Decoding Agent Rejections

If you get a rejection from a literary agent, check this post to see what it means, and how your can succeed with your next submission.

Turn One Agent’s No into Another Agent’s Yes |

The Knight Agency, Inc. Represents Many Kinds of Books

Here’s another literary agency to consider. They have extensive resources on their site and represent a broad range of material.

Click on the link below to read their submissions policy.

Submission Guidelines :: The Knight Agency, Inc. — A Literary Agency.

Literary Agent Barry Goldblatt Represents Writers for Children

Agent Barry Goldblatt will be at the 2013 Pikes Peak writer’s conference. Here’s is an interview on Literary Rambles.

Literary Rambles: Agent Spotlight: Barry Goldblatt.

Agent Questions and Answers from The Daily Dahlia

If you are looking for a literary agent, don’t miss this post. Dahlia Adler posed great questions to a number of agents.

Click on the link below to read what she found out.

Perpetual WIPs: Literary Agents « The Daily Dahlia.

What a Literary Agent Can Do for You

Here’s a great summary of what an agent can do for an author. One of my goals this year is to secure representation for my fiction. Click on the link below to see if it might be one of your goals too.

Agent Secrets–Do Writers Need an Agent in the New Publishing Paradigm? « Kristen Lamb’s Blog.

My Agent Research Continues

From Fizzygrrl (couldn’t find her name), here’s a terrific post about some literary agents to follow. (Also check out Part One).

My Twitterville Agents-to-Follow Cheat-Sheet PART 2!!! – Fizzygrrl.

On the Hunt for a Literary Agent? Check Out Agent Obvious

Here’s another great resource for authors seeking an agent. It from a former editor, now a literary agent Laurie Abkemeier.


You May Have Something for Victoria Sanders, An Agent for Adult Fiction

I don’t have anything for this agent, whose Twitter feed appeared as a suggestion in my email today, but you might. She is accepting submissions. Zip over to her site to see what she is looking for.

Victoria Sanders.