Kristin Nelson at Nelson Literary Agency has kindly shared the query letter by author Scott Reintgen that convinced her to sign him. I’m guessing Scott was already pretty happy about that. But when Kristin brokered a mid-six-figure deal with Crown Books for Young Readers for Scott’s debut science fiction young adult trilogy, he must have been ecstatic.
Use the link above to read the full query letter that Scott sent Kristin and with one click on the Send button propelled his career into the stratosphere!
I haven’t used it yet, but here’s a search tool for zeroing in on a potential literary agent.
Here’s the Publishers Weekly scoop on the hot titles and authors being represented by literary agencies at the upcoming Frankfurt Book Fair.
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I’ve written a guest post for Tracy Riva’s blog about what indie authors can learn from J.K. Rowling’s decision to publish her new crime novel The Cuckoo’s Calling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The article is entitled The Cuckoo’s Egg and you can read it by clicking here.