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WordSmitten's Query Letter Workbook.
For more information, click on the cover of our newest e-book. It's the workbook we use in our writing workshops. For more information about our workshops that feature tips on writing book proposals, professional query letters, and contacting literary agents, click here.

And read these exclusive interviews with literary agents who represent some of the greatest authors currently published, including ZZ Packer (Simonoff) and Dan Duane (Finch)

Thankful for the Memory (of Running)
Finding great writers in the not so usual suspects.
Literary Agent and Attorney Jeff Kleinman
Folio Literary Management
By Adrienne M. Lewin

Accidentally Brilliant
an interview with Gail Hochman
Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc.
By Julie Farin

Foreign Rights: Getting The Best Deal
an interview with Diana Finch
Diana Finch Literary Agency
Formerly with Ellen Levine Literary Agency and Trident Media Group
By Heather Havenstein
WordSmitten Correspondent

In our exclusive interview with Diana Finch,
you'll read key information about foreign rights and international distribution. Information that you need to know before signing a contract with your publisher.

A Platform for Publishing's Authors
an interview with Katharine Sands
Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency
By Kate Sullivan
WordSmitten Executive Editor


Katharine Sands, author of PitchCraft, discusses what today's author must have
in order to successfully launch a debut novel or work of nonfiction. Information for advanced level writers who understand what a "synergy campaign" requires.
The Agency List for Katharine Sands.

The Distinction of Literary Matters
an innovative concept from
Park Avenue's Eric Simonoff
Janklow and Nesbit Associates
By Heather Harreld Havenstein


Literary agent Eric Simonoff, who dedicates enormous time to his clients, comments on successfully guiding the author/agent relationship through the publishing narrows.
The Client List for Eric Simonoff.



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