According to this article found by Writer’s Relief in The Daily Dot, a small indie publisher caused quite a stir by banning submissions from agented writers: “… Tyrant Books sparked backlash across the publishing community. Writers, in particular, came forward to...
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Happy Pride Month, readers and writers! This is a great time to celebrate LGBTQ authors and characters in literature—and in recent years, both have become more and more prominent across genres. To showcase this, Writer’s Relief has put together a list of...
When literary agents are reading through query letters, certain elements will jump off the page and say “Hey! I’m something special! Pay closer attention, pal!” The query letter experts here at Writer's Relief know how to take advantage of attention-grabbing tactics...
For new writers, approaching a literary agent might feel like attempting to speak to a fierce, mythical creature shrouded in secrecy. And it doesn't help boost your confidence when you hear the various myths, misunderstandings, and outright lies about literary agents...
If you’ve previously had a literary agent—or if you have one now—and you’re looking for a new one using a query letter approach, then there are some special considerations you should keep in mind. While each writer’s situation is different, we can offer some useful...
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