7 Things You Need to Know About Your Book Agent
Some authors are unclear or have unreasonable expectations about what a literary agent can and do for them. They experience frustration and wonder why they can’t find anyone who will take them seriously. A clear understanding of the agent’s role can help you form a strong business partnership with your agent that leads to publication success. Here’s a listing of what NOT to expect your agent to do.
Not a Scam Artist – Agents don’t charge for reading or evaluating material. If they do this, they are not members of the Association of Author’s Representative. Run the other way! Partner instead with agents that adhere to industry standards and ethics.