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mblogo.jpgIn the latest installment of mediabistro.com’s “Pitching an Agent” series, available only to AvantGuild subscribers, Kristin Nelson of Nelson Literary Agency shares some insights into what she’s looking for in various fiction genres, from sci-fi/fantasy to YA. You can also get an ongoing look at Nelson’s modus operandi from her Pub Rants blog, where she explains, to take one recent example, the right way to turn down a request to blurb somebody else’s book (the magic word is “deadlines”).

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