Agent Savant

The musings of literary agent Laurie McLean

Yee Haw, DFW Conference!

I just returned from an action-packed weekend at the DFW Writers’ Conference in Dallas and boy-howdy did I have a great time. The writers were friendly and excited. The agent guests were a perfect blend of pros and newbies from big and boutique agencies (something for everyone!) and the weather was absolutely perfect (even though […]

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Congratulations, Pam vHv!

I am very happy to report the first sale of my assistant-turned-agent Pam van Hylckama Vlieg (who you may know as the powerhouse behind…the premier YA book review blogsite)! In a three-book deal to Entangled Publishing, Pam sold Cecily White’s Prophecy Girl series starting with the first book: Angel Academy. Angel Academy has already […]

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