Agent Savant

The musings of literary agent Laurie McLean

Archive for November, 2012

News Corp to Acquire Simon & Schuster?

Simon, Schuster, Harper & Collins anyone? While I was right about acquisitions taking place among the Big Six this year, I was wrong about the players. I thought Amazon would buy HarperCollins. However, the multinational conglomerate who owns HarperCollins, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., seems to have other plans. They might be going after S&S. Read […]

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SFWU@Keplers

I am at the WordPress Boot Camp, one of the first round of San Francisco Writers University classes for writers at Keplers Books in Menlo Park, CA. Linda Lee is a phenomenal teacher. I’ve already learned three new things about WordPress…and I’ve been blogging with it for nearly a year! San Francisco Writers University (Tip, […]

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Sorenson Scores Starred Review for Aftershock

Congratulations to my client, Jill Sorenson, for a rare and jewel-like starred review in Publisher’s Weekly for her forthcoming romantic thriller AFTERSHOCK. Here’s a snippet from the review and a link to the entire review here. “Sorenson (The Edge of Night) fuels this fast-paced romantic thriller with nonstop adrenaline. Paramedic Lauren Boyer is headed to […]

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