Sep 01 2010

Researching Agents by children’s book author and agent Jill Corcoran

Category: In Other WordsFern @ 10:01 pm
I am often asked, how does a writer go about finding an agent. Here is a short list of sites I compiled for the SCBWI Agent Workshop I held in Bakersfield, CA last fall:

Websites for researching Agents

AgentQuery : http://www.agentquery.com/default.aspx

Absolute Write: http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/

Verla Kay’s Message Board: http://www.verlakay.com/boards/index.php

Writer’s Digest Guide to Literary Agents Blog http://www.guidetoliteraryagents.com/blog/

Literary Rambles (Agent In-Depth Reviews) http://caseylmccormick.blogspot.com/
Agent Research parts 1,2 & 3
http://caseylmccormick.blogspot.com/2009/05/researching-literary-agents-part-i.html
http://caseylmccormick.blogspot.com/2009/05/researching-literary-agents-part-ii.html
http://caseylmccormick.blogspot.com/2009/07/researching-literary-agents-part-iii.html
me: http://caseylmccormick.blogspot.com/2009/08/agent-spotlight-jill-corcoran.html

Preditors and Editors: http://www.anotherealm.com/prededitors/pubagent.htm

Lots of agent interviews, vlogs, blogs, twitters, etc all over the net. Google them and have fun researching.

Here’s to all of your publishing dreams coming true in 2010!

Note: Jill Corcoran is an author and agent who represents Chapter Books, Middle Grade and Young Adult authors. Article posted with permission.

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