top 10 questions to ask an agent

I love this blog so much that I want to share it with you! Children’s author Vicky Lorencen puts the questions we all have, or should have, when negotiating with an agent in an easy-to-use list format! Thanks Vicky!

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You’re right. I sound presumptuous. But I want to be ready when I get “the call” from a literary agent.

Right again. The call could be a long way off. But being prepared is smart. And besides, I love list-making.

Here’s why I think this preparation is important: it’s easy to focus on what an agent may expect and need from you. But an agent/client relationship, at its best, is designed to be a true business partnership. As an equal partner, you need to think about what you want and need from an agent too. (I shall not digress into tales of wah from eager author wannabes who closed their eyes, asked no questions and became human ankle bracelets for the first agent who expressed interest. You are far to dear and sensitive for such horror stories.)

And so, here’s a list of questions for you…

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Natalie Aguirre
    May 27, 2014 @ 16:48:23

    Off to check it out.

    Reply

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