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Getting the Agent You Want
and Selling Your Book Fast for Top Dollar
Mike Larsen, A.A.R.
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Additional resources for this seminar:
- Handout -- (PDF, 700K)
If you can write a salable proposal, getting an agent is easier than ever. And as a speaker, trainer or consultant, you have the huge advantage over other writers to help you get the agent you want and become a successful author. As the literary agent for many speakers, trainers and consultants, Mike will share how you can leverage your skills to get the best agent and book deal.
In this session you will learn:
- 10 ways to find an agent fast
- 3 simple steps for getting the agent you want fast
- How to push an agent's hot buttons
- Keys to writing an irresistible proposal, mini-proposal, and one-page query letter
- Ways to test-market your book to guarantee its success
More about our guest expert:
After working in publishing in New York, Michael Larsen and Elizabeth Pomada started Northern California's oldest literary agency in 1972. A member of the Association of Authors' Representatives, Michael is the author of Literary Agents: What They Do, How They Do It, and How to Find and Work with the Right One for You and How to Write a Book Proposal, and Co-author of How to Write With a Collaborator and the Painted Ladies series.