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Both my fiance and I have written books and he just completed a musical. Should he go with separate agents for the book and the musical? Should we both go with one or get separate ones? He would like to do the musical as soon as possible. FYI - if it matters - We both write science fiction fantasy only mine are more classical high fantasy ( like Eddings etc ) and his are comic fantasy ( like Terry Pratchet ). It does not matter if they are the same or different to me, and it might be better to keep things separate to avoid any complications.

Asked By: inzaratha - 5/30/2007
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Holly Lisle has some great advice in her online ebook "Mugging the Muse: Writing Fiction for Love and Money". Go to page 109 of this pdf book link... More
Answered By: Globetrotter - 5/30/2007
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Get yourself a copy of Writers Market 2007 and search through the agents listed there for agents that represent your genre, Dont be surprised when you find that a lot will not read Sci /fi or Fantasy anymore - too much out there. But you can still find some... More
Answered By: Persiphone_Hellecat - 5/30/2007
 
http://www.writersmarket.com... More
Answered By: vanessa_gilfoy - 5/30/2007
 
Visit a great Publishing House like Simon and Shuster and they will direct you to some gtood agents.
Answered By: fatsausage - 5/30/2007
 
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