“The Call” Reversed: What agents like to know about potential authors

Had to share this one. Great insight on what an agent is looking for in an author. Some of these are questions I never would have thought to have an answer for but make perfect business sense from an agent’s point of view. Thanks, story reading ape, for bringing this to my attention! Much appreciated! Great post!

Carly Watters, Literary Agent Blog

contract signingAuthors are usually busy studying up for “the call” (an agent reaching out via phone to offer representation) when they know it’s on the horizon. It’s an exciting time for authors and agents! Resources are everywhere and there are many great guides to “the call” including these:

However, what about the flip side? What do agents like to know about writers when we offer?

What agents like to know about potential fiction authors:

  • What are you working on next?
  • How long does it take you to write a draft?
  • Who are some of your favorite authors?
  • What kind of support are you…

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  1. Thanks for reblogging this great post.

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