Monday, April 12, 2010

Link List from "Getting An Agent" Panel at Ad Astra

General Information:

AgentQuery.com

PublishersMarketplace.com

Query Tracker “Who Reps Who”: http://querytracker.net/clients.php

Ralan.com


Excellent for verifying the legitimacy of agencies (remember, money flows TOWARDS the author – you do not pay to be repped):

Preditors and Editors: http://pred-ed.com/

Writer Beware: http://www.sfwa.org/for-authors/writer-beware/


Panelists:

Megan Crewe: MeganCrewe.com

Adrienne Kress: AdrienneKress.com

Gregory Wilson: GregoryAWilson.com


Agents:

Bookends LLC - http://bookendslitagency.blogspot.com/

Janet Reid - http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/

Dystel and Goderich Literary Management - http://dglm.blogspot.com/

Kristin Nelson - http://pubrants.blogspot.com/

Nathan Bransford - http://blog.nathanbransford.com/

Rachelle Gardener: http://cba-ramblings.blogspot.com/

Agency Gatekeeper: http://cba-ramblings.blogspot.com/

The Rejectionist: http://www.therejectionist.com/

Teresa Nielsen Hayden (editor): http://nielsenhayden.com/makinglight/


Articles:

“Slushkiller” http://nielsenhayden.com/makinglight/archives/004641.html

“Questions to Ask Before Signing with an Agent” http://bookendslitagency.blogspot.com/2007/04/questions-to-ask-before-signing-with.html

Jenna Petersen’s Q&A for when you get an offer: http://passionatepen.com/agenqandaarticle.htm

Neil Gaiman "Everything you wanted to know about Literary Agents": http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2005/01/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about.asp

Megan Crewe “The Publishing Connections Myth – Results” http://megancrewe.livejournal.com/251212.html

Adrienne Kress: “So You Want to Get Published – Getting An Agent”, “So You Want to Get Published – From Agent to Publisher”

http://ididntchoosethis.blogspot.com/2008/08/so-you-want-to-get-published-getting.html

http://ididntchoosethis.blogspot.com/2008/08/so-you-want-to-get-published-from-agent.html


Other:

AbsoluteWrite.com & Backspaceexcellent writing forums

Backspace Conference NYC Pitch and Shop

Bakka Phoenix Book Store, the Merril and Reference Libraries in Toronto