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Offline rileytune

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Traditional Publishing Question
« on: August 01, 2018, 11:48:24 am »
Hey folks!

Sorry if this question has been asked before, but I'm curious. I just released my third novel recently, and it did decently ebook wise. It did pretty good audio book wise also. Here is my question. After I write the next book in the series, is it still okay to query agents if it's not the first in a series? The series all takes place in one universe, with the same main character, but the stories aren't exactly linear. I know the age old response is, "why do you need an agent?"

It's just a goal of mine, bragging rights, etc.

Thanks for the help and advice. Also sorry for typos and such, I'm trying to type quickly at work.
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    Offline Cheyanne

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    Re: Traditional Publishing Question
    « Reply #1 on: August 01, 2018, 12:08:42 pm »
    The only way you'll get an agent for a book that's not a first in series will be because the series gets so popular and famous that agents and publishers are asking you to sell it to them. And by that, I mean tens of thousands of sales. 50 Shades of Grey level sales.

    If you want an agent and traditional pub deal, query agents with a new, never self published, manuscript.

    Offline Aloha

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    Re: Traditional Publishing Question
    « Reply #2 on: August 01, 2018, 12:45:28 pm »
    Hey folks!...

     I know the age old response is, "why do you need an agent?"

    It's just a goal of mine, bragging rights, etc...



    Here is a site to help you narrow down your search for an agent:   https://www.agentquery.com/default.aspx


    As much "friendly fire" that goes on in the writing world, having an agent who has your back makes sense.  Sometimes, it's a jungle and the only escape is a helicopter:   

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RF3CADEvObI
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIJZGR2FaDA

    Offline meh

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    Re: Traditional Publishing Question
    « Reply #3 on: August 01, 2018, 01:12:22 pm »
    TOS.
    « Last Edit: September 20, 2018, 02:42:59 pm by meh »

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