The best advice I’ve seen so far about how to find a literary agent comes from Jane Friedman. She has a wealth of experience and is well-respected in the world of publishing. Take a moment to read her sage advice about agents and all things publishing on her blog: Jane Friedman.
I’m reading her newest book, The Business of Being a Writer, and I highly recommend it for all writers. You can purchase it at your local bookstore or on Amazon.
The number of books sold can be deceiving. Electric Lit breaks it down.
How to Determine the Real Number of Copies Sold
For all writers who are at the stage of finding a publisher, I highly recommend this article by Jane Friedman. She has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and publishers. She’s a columnist for Publishers Weekly and a professor with The Great Courses; she has a 24-lecture series entitled, How to Publish Your Book. Click on the link below to read the entire article.
https://www.janefriedman.com/start-here-how-to-get-your-book-published/How to Get Your Book Published