Literary Agents

Mo Writing – How I Got My Agent

I’ll never forget my first rejection. I submitted twelve queries to prospective agents for a middle-grade novel that I was convinced would amaze the entire children’s publishing industry. After all, I'd spent two years doing my homework, attending conferences, meeting with a critique group, and I was ready to start a career as an author. My first mistake was sending out queries just before going on vacation. My second mistake was looking at my phone [...]

By |2020-10-30T10:23:06-04:00October 29th, 2020|Mo Writing|0 Comments

Ready to Query? 4 Agents to Try!

Query Tracker recently posted a list of Most Accepting Agents based on the number of agent read requests reported by QueryTracker users. While there were 10 listed, not all of them accepted middle grade submissions. The good news is that there were four who did! Lana Popovic, from Chalberg & Sussman: Lana is looking for a broad spectrum of Young Adult and Middle Grade projects, from contemporary realism to speculative fiction, fantasy, horror, and sci-fi. [...]

By |2020-04-09T22:06:50-04:00October 22nd, 2014|Mo Writing|0 Comments