Agent Savant

The musings of literary agent Laurie McLean

July 12-14 Online Publishing Boot Camp!

I am really proud of the webinar we put together on Digital Publishing and Marketing for Writers Digest. And they did a great job wrapping a program around it with personalized critiques and advice from the three founding partners of Foreword Literary: Pam, Gordon and me. If you’re thinking about self-publishing, or you want to […]

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Digital Wins at Romance Writers of America

Two eBook original publishing imprints took home awards at RWA’s annual RITA awards for published romance books: Carina Press from Harlequin and Avon Impulse from HarperCollins. You can read the whole story here in Publishers Weekly. This is a big deal and gives a ton of credibility to digital publishing as far as quality writing.

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New York Publishing

I’m in New York talking with editors and then participating in the annual party that is Book Expo America. I’ll be moderating a panel on Sunday at BEA’s UPublishU called The X Factor: Agents in the Digital Publishing Paradigm. We will explore the changing and expanding role of agents in today’s publishing world and I’ll […]

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