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It’s time for our monthly interview with a member of Team Bent!  Up this month, the fabulous Louise Fury… How did you get into agenting? In 2004 I married a journalist who wanted to write a book. We spent ages … Continue reading

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While I work remotely and visit family, publishers and authors in South Africa, I can reveal some more exciting deal news back in America! I’m thrilled to announce that Lisa Renee Jones has again sold to Micki Nuding at Gallery. … Continue reading

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A lot of writers tell me they often don’t know what authors and editors want out of them at conferences. Is there a right way or a wrong way to do things at a conference? How prepared should they be? … Continue reading

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Thank you to everyone who entered #pitchFURY. There were so many amazing pitches and after a week of reading and rereading, I have picked my top 10 pitches (+ an extra 4) and have replied to their comments with a … Continue reading

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I see a lot of #tenqueries on twitter where agents tweet the queries as they reject them. Now I understand that these might be useful to writers, but here at The Bent Agency we tend to focus more on what … Continue reading

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Aspiring authors frequently approach me asking for tips and hints on how to break into the publishing world. I’ve answered these questions many different times in many different ways, and at many different conferences. Now, I can give advice about the industry, but I … Continue reading

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Exciting news. TBA author Shawn Fury’s new nonfiction sports proposal sold to Bob Miller at Flatiron Books, the new imprint at Macmillan. Shawn’s book examines the most important play in basketball and its impact on the game. Here is the … Continue reading

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