The Art of Communicating with a Literary Agent

  • By: BookEnds | Date: Jun 23 2021

Communication is in fact an art. And it’s an art that the publishing industry is built around. (Well, that and writing…)

What should authors know about communication in publishing? How should they plan to communicate with their literary agent? Enjoy this video where Jessica Faust and James McGowan discuss just that!

2 responses to “The Art of Communicating with a Literary Agent”

  1. Avatar Joyce Carcaise says:

    Extremely helpful! Just getting into the game and reaching out to literary agents. Communication and business partnership are words that I understand. If I am fortunate enough to gain the attention of an agent, this will be my go-to process.

    Thank you!

  2. Avatar James Calderwood says:

    G’Day I am an Australian author, inventor, farmer, opal miner amongst other things. I have four books in my stable at present and am desperately looking for sales.
    My titles are ‘Opal Eggs Of Fire’. This is a story of Australian farmers facing the third year of drought. The sheep and crops are dying and the bank is threatening to sell their farm, Interest rates are a crippling 20%. The next-door farm has two old characters who have been to Coober Pedy and found some good opal and have paid off the bank. John and Tony accompany them to Coober Pedy where they drill up some very good opal. They take the old farm dozer to dig out the claim and find millions of dollars in opal, including four large black opalized dinosaur eggs worth over a million dollars each. The town thieves set about trying to steal these and the large stash of cash in the old safe. Sixty different nationalities work at Coober Pedy. Some of these people do not know the meaning of honesty Kindle kindle

    ‘Great White Shark Tales is a collage of interesting stories I have been told mostly relating to the sea and some of its inhabitants, like the Great White Shark, the oceans ace predator. If not recorded many of these tales would soon be lost forever. kindle

    Bernado’s Circus follows the plight of a nine-year old Polish Gypsy lad who witnesses his parents and clan being exterminated by the SS during WW2. Bernado finally is caught stealing to try to survive and is sent to an orphanage where conditions are foul beyond belief. Bernado is attacked by one of the priests on numerous occasions. He stabs this priest in the eye and escapes. After working clearing bombed building sites. He starts to find stray dogs who he trains to make money when not working. A ring master of a large circus sees one of the performances and invites Bernado to join the circus. The young Bernado is an instant hit with the pretty girls in the circus. The girls take the willing pupil to teach him the facts of life. Bernado teaches two of his dogs to accompany him on nightly forays to steal purses and cases from unsuspecting victim as the circus travels from town to town. He is making a small fortune. Sex scenes as in Fifty shades of Grey are in this Erotic novel.