Literary Agent Q&A with Karen

Literary Agent Q&A with Karen

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1-hr Literary Agent Q&A with Agent Karen Neumair:

  • What exactly is a literary agent?
  • What do they actually do?
  • What 5 things does Karen look for in an author?
  • Should you start with getting an agent?
  • How can you reach Karen for a sample proposal?
  • Should you already have the book written?
  • How should you approach an agent?
  • Karen's "ideal" way to meet a new author
  • The book she recommends to every writer
  • Tips for writing a query email (why no letter?)
  • What if you don't have a certain number of followers?
  • Platform building: Do you have to be on Facebook?
  • Tips for dealing with perfectionism
  • What are unrealistic expectations of an agent?
  • Who negotiates your contract or mediates issues?
  • Self-publishing? An agent's perspective.
  • Tips for dealing with rejection (which is common)
  • Major red flag(s) with a potential literary agent
  • What percentage do agents typically get paid?