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Lit Agent Felicia Eth Wants Writers With ‘Real Marketing Savvy’

Brain Mechanic book coverOutgoing? Smart? Talented? You could be the perfect match for veteran literary agent Felicia Eth, the woman behind Spencer Lord‘s The Brain Mechanic. In mediabistro.com’s Pitching an Agent series, we spoke with Eth about what she looks for in authors, the genres she’s most interested in, and what an aspiring client should never, ever write in a query letter.

One takeaway: “The client from hell is someone who is obsessive and doesn’t trust me to do my job; someone who just doesn’t take my word or listen to me.”

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.