How does a beginning author get an agent and an editor?
Do you get your work published first to get someone's attention or do you get noticed because your author and agent give you better publicity? How much does it cost to have an agent and an editor on average?
Asked By: Dan in Real Life - 1/9/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
well, number one -- you don't NEED either of them. 2 -- you do not need nor will you even GET an editor until you are published, or going through production to be published... More
Answered By: Mordi - 1/9/2008
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alot i think
Answered By: unknown as someone - 1/9/2008
u look have to look for an agent willing to work for u
Answered By: Kevin A - 1/9/2008
go to this site lulu.com they publish your book for free but they want some commisionmon each book sold i recommend this website 100%%%
Answered By: Kats D - 1/9/2008
Answered By: earanger - 1/9/2008
there are some sites online where literary agents are listed. just do a search and dig through the lists. you'll need to put together a presentation to send containing a biography, a synopsis of the book or stories you want to publish, and a brief description of your writing in general, who you think it would appeal to... More
Answered By: bob s - 1/9/2008
Dan, a real literary agent doesn't charge you anything up front. All his or her profit from representing you comes in the form of a percentage of your books' sales. Any agent who wants money to represent you, or to cover business expenses before the fact, is not an agent you want... More
Answered By: Maryn Bittner - 1/9/2008
This is the least of your worries. Read "On Writing" by Stephen King or a million other "How to Write Books". There are as many different ways of getting published as there are books at Barnes and Noble or on Amazon.com... More
Answered By: The B Man - 1/9/2008
Doris Lessing perpetrated a hoax to see if she could get something published under a pseudonym. As expected, her appearing to be an unknown lead to rejection. One editor sussed her out however. People who get published are almost always a brand name already. Being the author of a stand alone book is a huge hurdle... More
Answered By: juano19 - 1/9/2008
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