Literary Agent


Annual Literary Agents Panel: What Writers Must Know About Working With Representation Today — and Tomorrow

Panel
Monday, April 28, 2014

In a fast-changing marketplace, it’s more important than ever to have an advocate to fight for you when going the route of traditional publishing.

This annual program again presents writers with a panel of stellar Southern California agents who will provide a look at their world today.

We’ll cover what you need to know to find the right representative, how to get their attention, “do’s and don’ts,” what kind of feedback you can expect to receive, and the steps you should take to create the strongest and longest-lasting relationships with writers and editors — as well as touch on what the future of the author/agent relationship will be in our new era of publishing, film/cable, and technology.

We will also have a top Hollywood motion picture and TV agent who specializes in working with newer writers, for those who are pursuing screenwriting rather than (or in addition to) book writing. And we’ll be examining the E-book factor, transitioning from self-publishing to traditional publishing, book-to-film deals, and more. Come join us!

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AGENTS UPDATE 2011: What You Need to Know to Be a Savvy Player in Today’s Publishing Game

Panel
Monday, May 2, 2011

In a changing marketplace, it’s more important than ever to have an advocate to fight for you when going the route of traditional publishing.

Our May program presents a panel of stellar Los Angeles agents and a prominent literary attorney who will provide a look at their world today. We’ll cover what you need to know to find the right representative, how to get their attention, and the steps you should take to create the strongest relationship. In addition, we’ll look at hot genres like YA, self-publishing’s influence on the book market, the ebook factor, and what you need to know to be a savvy player in the publishing game in 2011.

We also have a manager of screenwriters to cover representation when writing for film and TV. Come join us for insider insights into an ever-evolving world!

Moderator: Robin Quinn
Ashley Grayson and Carolyn Grayson — Grayson Literary Agency
Taylor Martindale — Sandra Dijkstra Agency
Jennifer Rofé — Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Inc.
Greg Gertmenian — Abbot Management
Ivan Hoffman — Literary Attorney
Paul S. Levine — Paul S. Levine Literary Agency

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