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What Are Your Writing Habits?

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How do successful authors keep their writing on track? Twenty-three client authors of the The Andrew Lownie Literary Agency outline their writing habits.

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An Insider’s Guide to How One UK Agency Places Its Writers

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Andrew Lownie, recently short-listed for The Bookseller UK literary agent of the year, explains how the agency goes about selling its authors.

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Pontas Agency Celebrates 20th Anniversary and Int’l Success

Anna Soler-Pont of Pontas Agency in Barcelona.

After 20 years in the business, Barcelona-based Pontas Agency has found success with international authors, including bestseller Jonas Jonasson.

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Belgian/Aussie Agency Gives Edgy Chinese Writers a Chance

A sampling of Zeitgeist's numerous authors

Based in Brussels and Sydney, the Zeitgeist Media Group represents authors who ‘write about a China that is much stronger and faster paced…the dark side.’

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Translation/Rights Agency Aims to Aid Self-Published

A new translation and rights agency in California aims to help self-published authors find foreign rights deals.

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#BEA11: The “New Era” of the Author is Imminent

By Rachel Aydt BookExpo is nothing if not obsessed this year with the challenges of digital book publishing. The panel “New and Evolving Publishing Models: […]

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Agent Sharlene Martin Publishes E-book on Obama Party Crashers

By Noel Griese Andrew Wylie isn’t the only agent moving into publishing e-books. Now Seattle-based agent Sharlene Martin, has also become a publisher as well […]

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Second Careers, or Why You Never Really Leave Publishing

By Chip Rossetti In the fall of 2004, I was an editor at a New York publishing house, acquiring serious narrative nonfiction and history. I […]

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Foreign Rights Acquisitions Put Turkish Book Market on the Map

By Nermin Mollaoğlu • In the wake of Orhan Pamuk’s Nobel and Turkey’s appearance as Guest of Honour at the 2008 Frankfurt Book Fair, Turkish […]

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Talking Turkey: Istanbul’s Amy Spangler on Founding a Literary Agency Abroad

By Amy Marie Spangler ISTANBUL: When I arrived in Istanbul in August of 1999, just a few months after graduating from college, I had not […]

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