How to Negotiate With Literary Agents: A Guide to Contract Terms

If you’ve been looking for an agent to represent you, it’s a significant event when a contract for representation arrives in your inbox. You should congratulate yourself on having achieved it.

I wrote a guest post for The Write Life about understanding and negotiating the terms of a contract with a literary agent.

In Signing With a Literary Agent? Here’s What Should Be in Your Contract, I explain basic provisions of an agent’s contract. You should be comfortable with and understand all of the terms before you sign a contract. This article will help you when that agent’s contract arrives for your review and signature.

The Write Life has built a community that helps writers create, connect and earn. I’ve been writing posts for them for more than a year now. Browse through the content on TWL, you’ll find plenty of useful information.

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