Writing Books/Agents


I'd like to know is there a way to find out which agents have made the best deals for new writers?

Sorry for taking so long to reply. I am travelling and writing in Morocco at the moment.

Sadly there is no way to obtain this information as it s "commercial-in-confidence". Also the variation in amounts from  $2000 upwards for a first book means that it is not of much value. The most important thing is getting an agent who believes in your book. If money is the first priority then usually the author's work is not as inspired as when love of writing is.

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Sandy McCutcheon


Author of 22 plays, 12 bestselling thrillers, a memoir and children's fiction.I can work with people on the process of writing, what to expect and ask for from an editor. How to work with the publisher`s marketing and publicity people. And how to survive book launches and publicity tours!


Published author of 22 plays, 12 bestselling thrillers, a young adult and three non-fiction titles. Visit his Moroccan blog at http://www.riadzany.blogspot.com for a look at his blogging work.

St Andrews, Helsinki University and other institutions. Adult Educator of the Year Award, Australia

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