Ah, another week has gone by. So many exciting things going on! I just want to give a big shout out to literary agent Kathleen Ortiz for working through the contest entries. She is AWESOME.
She also has a great post about why agents care about submission guidelines, so read that too.
Ann Bohner of Pen and Ink Literary: reps romance, women's fiction and YA.
Adam Korn of DiFiore and Company: reps literary fiction and a list of non-fiction. Click here to see his profile.
Adam Schear of DiFiore and Company: reps commercial and literary fiction and a list of non-fiction.
Christine Mervart of Anderson Literary Management: reps short story collections, literary fiction and a short list of non-fiction.
From Guide to Literary Agents, a new agent alert for Amanda Luedeke of MacGregor Literary. Read the details here.
Be sure to check out the updated agent profiles to stay on top of who's accepting queries and who isn't. Scroll down a little to see the updated agents. 19 have updated their profiles just this month, including Michael Bourret and Colleen Lindsay. And always make sure to check agency blogs and websites for the most up-to-date information.
6 Keys to Revising Your Novel by guest poster Kristina McBride on the Guide to Literary Agents blog.
An interview with literary agent Jennifer Laughran (through YAHighway).
Awesome post about doing your homework before querying agents by Debra Schubert.
Looking for a Critique Group? Read some advice here from guest poster Susan Uhlig.
Author/agent Mandy Hubbard has some great advice for your opening pages.
Literary agent Jill Corcoran gives a most excellent formula for writing a query letter.
An author branding Manifesto from author Maureen Johnson. Funny and insightful.
Blog to Watch: Adventures in Children’s Publishing. They had a great first line contest a week or two ago, so add them to your follow list so you won’t miss out on other adventures!
Have a great weekend!