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Pitching an Agent: Guiding Authors 'So They Can Do This For Life'

If you're a prepared author, this agent urges you to pitch her, even if you don't have a platform

- January 2, 2007

Agency: Harvey Klinger, Inc.
Number of agents: 4
Number of clients: Over 100
Notable clients: Brian Morton (Breakable You), Brenda Vantrease (The Illuminator), Barbara Wood (The Blessing Stone), New York Times bestselling author Barbara De Angelis (What Women Want Men to Know, How Did I Get Here?, Are You The One For Me? ), Benjamin Dolnick (Zoology), Paula Quinn (Captive Heart, Lord of Seduction), Justine Musk (Stranger), Ashley Kahn (The House That Trane Built, A Love Supreme), and Greg Kot (Ripped: Indie Rock and the Wired Generation, Wilco: Learning How to Die)
Amount of unsolicited material accepted: 2 percent
Fiction vs. nonfiction: 50/50

Background: Harvey ...

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