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Win a Copy of “The Complete Guide to Hiring a Literary Agent”

It’s time to get real about your writing career.

If you’re serious about writing, sooner or later you’re going to be looking for a literary agent to represent you. Finding an agent is a huge accomplishment in itself, but it’s really quite necessary in most circumstances.

So, what does an agent do, and how do you go about finding one?

The Complete Guide to Hiring a Literary Agent,” by screenwriter Laura Cross, answers these and other questions in a simple, but comprehensive, way.

I have to say, once I opened this eBook, I sat and read all 250+ pages of it without stopping. Some of the great features include:

And here’s what author and writing coach Julia McCutchen had to say about the book:

“The Complete Guide to Hiring a Literary Agent is a well-organized and useful book that includes a wealth of practical information to support aspiring authors. Finding a literary agent is one of the major challenges on the path to publication and Laura Cross’s contribution to the subject will undoubtedly open the way for many writers to move forward with confidence.”

To appreciate just how much information is in this book, you really need to check out the table of contents.

Did you do that? Are you amazed?

Great. Now for your chance to win a copy of your very own.

Here’s the thing: this book is so useful, I really want the free copy to go to someone who’s going to use this new-found knowledge to take their writing potential to the next level.

So, if you think you should be the one to have that opportunity, leave a comment on this post telling us two things:

  1. Why it’s so important to you to have your writing published
  2. The very best advice you’ve ever received on how to get there

I’ll read through all the comments, choose the most inspiring and helpful answer, and announce the winner on Friday.

(Update: You can see the contest winning entry here.)

Laura Cross is the creator of two great sites, About A Screenplay and Non-Fiction Ink. You can download a free chapter, view the book trailer, read the full table of contents, and purchase the eBook at GetALiteraryAgent.com.