Publishable: Episode 6 | Why All Authors Need Literary Agents

Did you know self-published authors can benefit from having a literary agent? In this episode of Publishable, learn why authors looking to publish traditionally and self-publish can BOTH benefit from working with a literary agent.⁠

Topics covered in this video:

  • What is the role of a literary agent for authors who want to be traditionally published?
  • How can authors go about finding literary agents? (How can authors identify schmagents?)
  • What are some best practices for querying literary agents?
  • Why would a self-published author need/want an agent?
  • What was the process Courtney (Lyra Parish // Kennedy Fox) went through to get an agent?
  • What are your suggestions for self-published authors who are currently searching for an agent?