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How an Agent Works with a Self-Published Author

Author Victorine Lieske has sold 100,000 copies of her self-published eBook, Not What She Seems. Despite this milestone, she is now working with Movable Type Literary Group agent Rachel Vogel to sell her work to a traditional publisher.

We caught up with Movable Type principal Jason Allen Ashlock to find out what a traditional book deal could offer a self-published author.

Ashlock explained: “Ebooks, despite their incredible rate of growth, aren’t the preferred medium for a majority of readers, so having a print deal with wide distribution is important … And having a publisher relaunching the book in print and electronic form a few months from now gives the property another opportunity to succeed in a big way.”

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Rachel Vogel Joins Movable Type Literary Group

mtlg.pngAgent Rachel Vogel has joined Movable Type Literary Group as an associate agent and international rights manager.

In her new post, she will manage a client list of “upmarket fiction and narrative non-fiction.” Previously, Vogel worked at Lippincott Massie McQuilken representing authors like Gina Shaw (Cancer, Baby: You Can Have Children After Cancer) and Rebecca Dana (Jujitsu Rabbi and the Godless Blonde). In addition, she worked as a junior scout at Maria B Campbell Associates and a production assistant at Henry Holt & Company.

Movable Type co-founder Jason Allen Ashlock had this statement: “Rachel’s going to be a major asset for us, and we’re particularly thrilled with her extensive experience in international rights … Her energy and optimism about the future of books are a perfect match for us. We’re confident that our authors will benefit from Rachel’s intelligence and that editors will be impressed with her excellent taste.”