How to Find Publishers and Agents and Get Published is about how to successfully write, pitch a book, write a query letter, promote a book, and build a platform. Many of these chapters started off as answers to questions from clients or prospective clients of Publishers Agents and Films (www.publishersagentsandfilms.com), a service that connects writers to publishers and agents. Then, I began thinking about all the steps involved, from writing a book to getting published. This is the first in a series of books directed to writers, primarily those new to pitching books and getting published, although previously published writers can benefit from some chapters, too. The book is divided into five parts:
The chapters in this book are drawn from my over 30 years of experience in writing, pitching, promoting, and publishing books for myself and for clients; writing and sending out queries to pitch books and scripts for over 1000 clients; and working with dozens of publishers, agents, and film producers along the way.