Just a quick reminder that most agents, as well as publishers, have certain requirements for manuscript submission. Additionally, some may not be accepting manuscripts at this time. Be sure to review, or your manuscript may be rejected without even being considered.
None of the agents listed are being endorsed in any way. Below is just a list of agents and their sites. I have found on my own path to getting published.
How to Find an Agent
- 9 Tips to Finding an Agent
- By Todd James Pierce. I've put together nine tips you won't find in most of those books--where to find an agent, what to look for, what to expect.
- 10 Steps to Publication
- Ten rules Karen Fox followed as she worked toward publication.
- How to Find an Agent
- By Diana Gabaldon.
Click on Writer's Space.
- About Finding an Agent
- A good agent will help edit your book, get it into the hands of receptive editors, and make sure that you get the best possible deal. So how do you go about this all-important (and time consuming) process? Here are the steps.
- Finding a Good Agent or Publisher
- By Gary Kessler.
- What Agents Look For — Use the Right Bait
- By Brian Hill and Dee Power.
- Etiquette for Contacting Agents
- Predators and Editors — A guide to publishers and publishing services for serious writers.
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Romance Literary Lists
- Publishing Literary Agents
- More than 90 manually selected Publishing Literary Agent Resources.
- Agent Query
- Agent Query offers the largest, most current searchable database of literary agents on the web — a treasure trove of reputable, established literary agents seeking writers just like you. And it's free. Agent Query has been recognized by Writer's Digest Magazine May 2006 Issue as one of the Best Websites for Writers. Second Year in a Row!
- Literary Agents.org
- A low-tech, straight-forward guide to literary agents. This site is designed to give writers accurate information on literary agents.
- The Passionate Pen
- A resource for Romance Writers who are pursuing their dream of publication.
- Jewel Stone's List of Agents
- This is merely a list and it is up to the author to thoroughly research all agents before submitting and signing a contract.
- Publisher's Marketplace
- Biggest and best dedicated marketplace for publishing professionals to find critical information and unique databases, find each other, and to do business better electronically.
- Authors & their Agents WritersNet
- List of authors and their agents.
- Created the literary agents database — with the ability to search using any combination of over fifteen different variables you can find exactly what you're looking for in a matter of seconds.
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Latest Warnings on Editors and Agents
- Writer Beware
- Writer Beware is the public face of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America's Committee on Writing Scams.
- Writing Cautions
- On manuscripts, submissions, conferences, websties, and more.
- Agents/Publishers Not Recommended
- A partial list of literary agents in the USA and a short list of agents and publishers to beware of.