Sometimes the things a writer has to say in a query letter for literary agents are, uh, aaawk-ward! Here are a few ways to rephrase uncomfortable facts into tactful prose. Awkward Phrase: I had a literary agent for this book who didn’t do a good job. Mentioning any...
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Some literary agent practices are honest and aboveboard. Others fall into an awkward, ethical gray area—and some of these practices should send writers running for the hills. Here’s how to make sense of questionable literary agency practices when you’re not sure what...
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