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The Trident Advantage

  • Most diverse group of successful literary agents, skilled in all writing genres between fiction and nonfiction, as well as career management
  • Leading foreign sales of books by publishing agents in New York
  • World-class audiobook and foreign rights departments
  • Innovative e-Book Operations group, uniquely structured to establish, promote, and manage authors' e-books
  • Major social media presence and networking
  • Most comprehensive support services, including Business Affairs/Contracts and Accounting/Administration Staff
  • Specialties include: Book Sales, Editorial, Film & TV Sales, Foreign Rights, Contract Negotiation/Business Affairs, Accounting and Information Tracking, Audio Books, eBook Sales and Marketing, Publishing Management

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Trident News

  • The NCW Conference Agents Panel

    Posted on May 26, 2015 We make a final visit to the 10th Annual NCW Conference with a broadcast of the 60-minute Agents Panel. This year, the panelists included: Mark Gottlieb of the Trident Media Group Much is covered in this week's podcast, including: How the panelists became agents. What genres they're looking for. The one thing the agents love about their jobs. Common mistakes agents find in received queries. The current commission rates for agents. The average length it takes for agents to respond to queries. Steps to provide proper queries for children's books. How to engage agents when you have a full-time job in addition to writing. How agents can work for self-publishers. The editing preferences of the agents. How solid does a manuscript need to be before submission. Recommended rules for manuscript editing. How many editor rejections do agents receive before deciding to stop sending out a manuscript. http://northerncoloradowriters.com/491-the-ncw-conference-agents-panel MORE
  • Literary agent Mark Gottlieb shares thoughts on science fiction and tips for writers.

    Posted on May 26, 2015 Matthew Foster Ph.D. May 26, 2015 Interview with literary agent Mark Gottlieb Mark's written answers. Mark graciously wrote his thoughts on some interview questions. The interview is crammed with excellent advice for writers. There's a ton more in the interview. Check it out! http://quarkytrons.com/#blog052615 MORE
  • From Darren Star, creator of Sex and the City: Younger based on the novel by Pamela Redmond Satran

    Posted on March 31, 2015 The cast of YOUNGER on GMA today http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/younger-cast-age-workplace-30005043 MORE
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