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The Return of Ask The Agent with Bree Ogden - Now Taking Your Questions!

News by Bree Ogden August 4, 2014
Ask The Agent, with Bree Ogden, is now open for business! Submit your questions about the publishing industry today.

Ask The Agent: 20 Insights Into a Successful Agent/Client Relationship

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Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect one of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: When to Nudge Agents, Hiring Editors, and MORE!

Column by Bree Ogden April 29, 2013
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent I’ll explore & dissect a few of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask the Agent: Exploring the Nonfiction Book Proposal

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Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore & dissect the particulars of writing a nonfiction book proposal.

Ask The Agent: A Review of When to Query Agents

Column by Bree Ogden April 1, 2013
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect one of the biggest of the industry’s mysteries.

Ask The Agent: Marketing to a Middle Grade Audience, Having Multiple Agents and More

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Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent I’ll explore and dissect a few of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder

Ask The Agent: Does Self-Publishing Impede Landing an Agent, Acceptable Word Count and More!

Column by Bree Ogden March 4, 2013
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect 3 of the industry’s mysteries straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: Your Novel Word Count Guide and More!

Column by Bree Ogden February 18, 2013
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: Lots of Rejections From Editors... Should You Look for A New Agent? and More

Column by Bree Ogden February 4, 2013
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: When Should You Stop Querying?

Column by Bree Ogden January 21, 2013
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect one of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: A Look At Graphic Novel Submissions

Column by Bree Ogden January 7, 2013
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect a few of the industry’s graphic novel mysteries.

Ask the Agent: More On Writer/Agent Etiquette, How to Approach Agents With Multiple Genres & More

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Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent I’ll explore and dissect three of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder

Ask the Agent: Options For Novellas and More Advice on Query Etiquette

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Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask the Agent: Erotic Zombie Thrillers! And More

Column by Bree Ogden November 26, 2012
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore & dissect a few of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask the Agent: Wooing Agents, Focus, and More

Column by Bree Ogden November 12, 2012
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: How to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch & The Low-Down on Agency Assistant Salaries

Column by Bree Ogden October 29, 2012
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: Guerrilla Marketing And What You Should Expect From An Agent

Column by Bree Ogden October 15, 2012
How important is guerrilla marketing and what should an agent actually do for you? On this installment of Ask the Agent with Bree Ogden.

Ask The Agent: Write What You Love or Write To A Certain Market? and More

Column by Bree Ogden October 1, 2012
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week's Ask the Agent will explore and dissect a few of the industry’s mysteries straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: Answers To Some of The Gritty Details of The Business

Column by Bree Ogden
I received so many fantastic questions this week! I couldn’t decide on just a few, so I’ve decided to go ahead and answer several of them, given the answers are not as intensive as usual.

Ask The Agent: Clarifying Industry Semantics and Advice on How to Become an Agent!

Column by Bree Ogden
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: Memoir Platform and Full Disclosure: How Much Is Enough?

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Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent I’ll explore and dissect a few of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder

Ask The Agent: Rejections And Rude Agents... What To Do?

Column by Bree Ogden August 6, 2012
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: What State Of Completion Does Your Manuscript Have To Be In When You Start Querying, Query Letter Word Count and More!

Column by Bree Ogden July 23, 2012
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.

Ask The Agent: What Does "Researching An Agent" Really Entail and More.

Column by Bree Ogden July 9, 2012
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect two of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder.