A Guide To Help Authors Find A Publisher
Secrets Behind The Book Publishing World
The genre of Christianity has become a very profitable market. During these very difficult times society has reached out for help in any way they can find it.
Christian and self-help books have become in high demand.
As a Christian Author-it is not absolutely necessary to use an agent that specializes only in Christian work. However, as an author it is important to know that most literary agents work with publishers in a specific genre.
So for me; if I am submitting a query letter I would submit first to the agent that specializes in the specific genre of my book, and then to any agent that my manuscript meets their specific guidelines for submission.
However let’s face it; it is the author’s primary goal to get their book published and gain success and start making money by selling and having their books promoted by a publisher.
This is the Literary agents job (to find us a publisher within in our books specific genre) so yes I would also submit my query letter to other agents that accept the content within my book.
There is nothing wrong with submitting multiple query letters. As a matter of fact the more query letters you submit the higher chances, you will have in getting accepted by an agent.
Below are some literary agents for your future reference:
7680 Goddard Street, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Van Diest Literary Agency
P.O. Box 1482
Sisters, OR 97759
I highly recommend that you “The Author” be prepared to receive as many rejection letters as you have submitted, so if you submit three hundred query letters then you must be prepared to receive three hundred rejection letters.
About right now you have got to be asking yourself, “Well then are you saying I will never get an acceptance letter”?
No, what I am saying is this, rather than getting your hopes set up way to high; set your mindset at being able to accept rejection.
I have seen many authors crushed and quit the writing career because they had expected a deal to be offered to them the first letter they received from an agent.
The goal is to just keep researching your agents; submitting your query letters and one day an agent will be interested in your work and represent you.
I wish you the best of luck in your books genre and if your book is a Christian book I most certainly hope you find Christian Literary Agents that are interested in your book.