Literary Agents and Artist Representatives can often open doors for Authors and Illustrators in the Children’s Book Industry…
But is having an Agent essential for building your career?
In today’s episode, publishing experts Giuseppe Castellano (Art Director: Penguin Random House), Julie Olson (Author/Illustrator: Discover America: From Sea to Shining Sea) and Russ Cox (Author/Illustrator: Far Away Friends) share insights on:
- What makes a good Agent?
- How to find the right Agent for you.
- The difference between Literary Agents and Artist Representatives.
- Why you need to know the business of illustration, no matter what.
- What to do when things don’t work out between you and your Agent.
Listen to ‘Stories Unbound’ Episode 15:
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Music by Ryan Keith and Wes Cepin
The Book: The Essential Guide to Publishing for Children (SCBWI)
Children’s Writers and Illustrator’s Market 2017 (Shawna’s Amazon Affiliate Link)
What Do You Think?
Today we had an in-depth view of an Agent’s role in the Children’s Book Industry. What is something you learned about Agents that you didn’t know before?
Tell us about it in the comments below!