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Join Radio Z hosts Alicia and Michael as they chat with a literary agent about the ins and outs of getting your written work traditionally published. We will talk query letters, agencies and publishers in this exciting episode of The Written Word.
Join host Lori Hays for the final episode in the Behind the Scenes series on Behind the Words where she will welcome Literary Agent Nicole Resciniti of The Seymour Agency.
Nicole Resciniti is an agent at The Seymour Agency. In addition to working with Mary Sue to negotiate clients’ domestic and foreign rights, Nicole divides her time between NJ and Naples, where she has established The Seymour Agency’s Southwest Florida Office. Prior to joining The Seymour Agency, Nicole taught in the public school system.
Nicole holds degrees in biology, psychology, and behavioral neuroscience. She is a member of AAR, RWA, ACFW, SWFRW, and MENSA, and is dedicated to promoting the advancement of quality fiction and nonfiction material.
Recently named ACFW’s Agent of the Year, Nicole is proud to help established authors take their career to the next level and to assist debut authors in making their dreams come true.
She is co-writing The Smart Guide to Getting Published with Mary Sue Seymour.
For submissions, she is open to romance (all varieties), inspirational fiction, mysteries/thrillers, YA, NA, MG, NA, sci-fi/fantasy, and UF. No poetry or screenplays. Very select on nonfiction, and only with authors who have an established platform.
For more information, visit the website: www.theseymouragency.com.
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In honor of November being recognized as National Novel Writing Month, host Cyrus Webb welcomes literary agent Dawn Michelle Hardy to Conversations LIVE to talk about her work with authors as well as her recent article on Ebony.com designed to help authors in their quest to be published.
Are you an author? Do you need an agent? During this one hour targeted training with Literary Agent, Greg Johnson, you'll discover:
Why people really buy books and what you must do to insure yours will sell. The 5 key author credentials you must have in place before you submit your book proposal. The 5 components of a stellar submission. What to look for and how to find the right agent for your book. The responsibilities of the author, the agent and the publisher. Plus, what to expect, really. Literary Agent, Greg Johnson, has been shepherding new and established for nearly 20 years, representing more than 2300 books, negotiating 1700 literary contracts, with more than 85 different publishers. His goal is to provide authors the broadest impact possible for their writing life. Learn more at WordServeLiterary.com
NWP welcomes Flavia Siquiera, owner of Bookcase Literary Agency and Author/Huffington Post contributor S.L. Scott. These ladies will share information for authors looking to find a literary agent and getting your work published.
Contact Flavia http://www.bookcaseagency.com/#!cpia-de-about-us/c1krd
More about S.L. Scott http://slscottauthor.com
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The publishing industry has gone through a major overhaul and with change there are many so called "agents" and legal professionals who claim to assist the aspiring author. Learn from a season veteran in the publishing industry what to look for in a literary agent and a literary attorney. Spiritual surgeon Sha-Shana Crichton, Esq.
This Sunday's "The Book, With Earl Merkel" will feature a classic conversation with... Patrick J. Buchanan!-- but certainly NOT in his usual role as political pundit, but in his acknowledged expertise as a historian in his groundbreaking book, "Churchill, Hitler And The Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire... And The West Lost The World." "The Book" will also present our "Welcome To Al Jazera" as the network debuts on American cable, in an arguably hilarious spoof of the "Al Jazz News You Can Expect."
Literary agent Elizabeth Kracht contributes an "audio essay" suitably titled "How To Seduce An Agent"... so, you ask, THIS is what agents talk about? It is, indeed--and you'll be floor-rolling laughing at her Tale Of Submission(s).
All this and MORE, plus our regular "'Over The Transom' By Rich Le Cropane, and the Continuing Exploits Of Nobel Prize Winning Physicist/Revenge-Seeking Doctor Stephen... ... 9 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 25). "The Book, With Earl Merkel" on AOTA Global Radio Network.
Have you ever wondered how literary agents work and if they are still important and relevant in this new 2013 world of publishing? Gordon Warnock, a founding partner of Foreword Literary Agency, an expert in marketing and editing, was so interesting we decided to devote an entire program, instead of the clip we intended, to pick his brains about where publishing is going. Non-fiction comprises most of his list. He says that he is looking for projects in which the book is more of the means than the end. "Essentially, your book should relate to something bigger of which you are the expert, the one best fit to bring it to the page. I prefer to work with socially-responsible books that raise new issues or illuminate common issues in new ways. I love books with strong charity tie-ins and celebrities coming together to promote a good cause on a large scale." Warnock is one of several agents and publishers you can meet, submit to, in person at the great Florida Writer's Association Conference, October 17-20, 2013 at the Lake Mary Marriott, a great opportunity to network and learn the latest from established authors, publishers and agents. If you have ever thought of writing a book, this is an interview you don't want to miss and a conference bringing the best to Florida.
"Lightning Riders" is a chapter book story for early readers. Main target: Boys.
I'm looking for a literary agent.
In this blogcast I will read the first few chapters.
I will be attending the NJSCBWI conference in Princeton in June to get more more feedback on my story and to learn as much as I can about the industry.
Thanks for listening...and enjoy the ride!
Literary agent Janet Kobobel Grant founded the Books & Such Literary Agency in 1996 and represents several best-selling authors and winners of the Gold Medallion, Christy Award, Holt Medallion and RITA. Previously she was a book editor for more than 12 years, an imprint editor at Zondervan, managing book editor at Focus on the Family, collaborator on 17 books, and writer of two books. As a result, Janet knows the publishing world from the perspective of a writer, an editor, and an agent. Today the agency consists of five agents who place more than 300 projects each year with publishing houses. Twitter Blog
WordSmitten :: About the Books
Kate Sullivan interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, debut novelists, publishers, and editors. In this segment, Kate interviews Manhattan literary agent Harvey Klinger who talks about his relationships with acquisition editors, clients, and his former boss. He began his publishing career at Doubleday. Instead, he left and worked for a literary agent for eighteen months and began forming his first client list. A two-year stint followed in association with an independent publicist. Harvey created his own independent operation in October, 1977. Harvey Klinger received his M.A. in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. Tune in to the fun.
Recent guests include Johnny Temple (Brooklyn's Akashic Books noted for Go the F*** to Sleep), Tom Robbins (Tibetan Peach Pie), and Dani Shapiro (Still Writing).
Pulitzer Prize winning authors Gilbert King (Devil in the Grove), Elizabeth Strout (Olive Kitteridge), Geraldine Brooks (March), and Edward P. Jones (The Known World) have appeared on the About the Books broadcast.
The host and producer of the broadcast is Kate Sullivan, journalist, editor, publisher, and creative writing instructor with WordSmitten Media, Inc. in the seaside town of St. Petersburg, Florida.
The WordSmitten broadcast (About the Books) airs Sunday afternoons at 5 PM Eastern from NYC and features recent interviews with bestselling authors, editors, and literary executives.
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