Agent Savant

The musings of literary agent Laurie McLean

Archive for March, 2013

A.R. Kahler’s The Immortal Circus: Final Act to Amazon 47North

It is fitting that this deal is announced on March 20th, the International Day of Happiness, because A.R. Kahler’s series, The Immortal Circus, makes me very, very happy. It’s a fast-paced, fun read, filled with magic and terror and great writing. This is the third book in the series that, like the other two, starts […]

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Foreword’s First Sale!

I am so excited by the speed of today’s publishing environment. There are hybrid publishers trying to combine the best of traditional with the new opportunities of digital publishing. Entangled Publishing is a good example of this hybrid type of publisher. And these folks move quickly. As soon as we opened the doors at Foreword […]

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Hello, I’m now at Foreword Literary!

I have taken a big step forward into the unknown. With partners Pam van Hylckama Vlieg and Gordon Warnock I have formed a brand new type of literary agency. One that blends the best of traditional publishing with the opportunities and technologies of digital publishing. Please, say hello to our new company: Foreword Literary, Inc. […]

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