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  • New Client Alert — Rashmi Bismark

    Jul 01, 2022

    Come check out our interview with new client, Rashmi Bismark!

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  • What Would a Successful Writer Do?

    Feb 15, 2022

    Have you read Atomic Habits by James Clear yet? If not, do so. I read it last year, twice, and I’m reading it again this year. It’s a supportive reminder of what I can be doing to make my life even better than it is. One of the questions that James loves asking is What […]

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  • How to Successfully Follow Up with Literary Agents

    Oct 06, 2021

    Following up with someone is almost always a frustrating task on any to-do list. Authors hesitate to follow up with literary agents, and then the agents also hesitate to follow up with editors, and so on. It’s necessary, though. To help you through that process, we have a few tips to make it all a […]

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  • 10 Mistakes Authors Make When Receiving an Offer of Representation

    Jun 24, 2021

    I was really excited to write this post (and film the corresponding YouTube video). We’ve talked a lot about what questions an author should ask when receiving an offer of rep. We’ve even told you the #1 most important question, but let’s take a minute to look at the mistakes authors make that hurt no […]

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This Week’s Posts

  • New Client Alert — Rashmi Bismark

    Jul 01, 2022

    Come check out our interview with new client, Rashmi Bismark!

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  • Your Queries are Flooding My Inbox…Thank You

    Jun 30, 2022

    I receive somewhere around 500 queries every month. So does everyone else at BookEnds. It’s a lot. It’s incredible. Every time I log into my inbox it’s full of new queries. Or at least one new query depending on how long it’s been since I logged in, and it’s probably one of my most favorite […]

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  • Why Selling Your Book Can Take So Long

    Jun 29, 2022

    In this video, which is the second in a series of three dedicated to covering how long it takes to publish a book, Jessica and James break down why it takes so long to sell your book once you have an agent.

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More Resources

We know how complicated the publishing industry can feel, and how many questions you might have about how to navigate it. Please enjoy this selection of BookEnds resources highlighting the basics, and search through our blog and YouTube channel to find more information on any aspect of publishing.

What is a Literary Agent?

The Anatomy of the Perfect Query Letter

Step-by-Step: Handling an Offer of Representation

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