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Literary Agents in the Digital Age: Interview with Jessica Faust

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Literary Agents in the Digital Age: Interview with Jessica Faust

by Sangeeta Mehta

“Many writers today opt to self-publish so they can bypass literary agents. Why go through what might be an endless cycle of sending out query letters—and pay an agent’s commission—when it’s so easy to publish a book independently?

Some of the most successful authors in the indie writing community, however, do have representation. So how does an agent assist in a debut or established writer’s self-publishing endeavors? Can an agent effectively advocate for her clients’ best interests if she’s also acting as their publisher? I spoke with literary agent Jessica Faust about these topics and more…”

 

Sourced through Scoop.it from: janefriedman.com

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