By Wendy Keller, Literary Agent and Nonfiction Book Proposal Expert A book proposal consists of 5 crucial parts, as well as a few sample chapters. The finished document is typically between 25 and 60 pages long, depending on the length of the sample chapters. A publishing decision is made by committee representing several departments, all […]
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By Megan Close Zavala, Literary Agent Literary agents often get a reputation for being cruel and heartless. It is true that not a one of us has escaped sending out many, many rejection letters. I am sure that there are a few slightly sadistic agents out there, but for the most part, authors, please […]
by Wendy Keller, Senior Literary Agent, Keller Media, Inc. Authors throw themselves against the big steel doors of the publishing industry with alarming velocity. Those who are too bruised by rejections continue stomp off to self-publish. “That’ll serve those idiots right!” they sometimes think. But what happens 90% of the time is the author has […]