iWriterly Video: 10 Ways to Identify a Bad Literary Agent (Schmagent) | Ft. Lit Agent Kaitlyn Johnson

One of aspiring authors’ biggest fears is signing with a bad literary agent. In this video, literary agent Kaitlyn Johnson and Meg LaTorre of iWriterly run through the 10 ways to figure out whether or not the agent you want to query—or an agent you have the call with—is a bad literary agent OR a “schmagent.”

Topics covered in this video:

  • Sales history
  • Publishing experience
  • Going on submission
  • Agency contracts
  • Reading fees
  • Speaking with agency clients
  • And more!

 

 

 

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