How do I get published? - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 6 Old 05-20-2009, 01:02 PM - Thread Starter
 
robynholly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 172
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Do I need an agent?
robynholly is offline  
#2 of 6 Old 05-20-2009, 01:12 PM
 
midnightwriter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: midnight
Posts: 1,303
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by robynholly View Post
Do I need an agent?
Short question, short answer. For a short story / article, no. For a commercial novel, yes. For a literary / experimental novel that is more of a small press material, not necessarily.

My kids are 8, 5 and 2!
midnightwriter is offline  
#3 of 6 Old 05-20-2009, 01:49 PM
 
zinemama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: from the fire roads to the interstate
Posts: 6,588
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Depends where you want to get published.
zinemama is offline  
#4 of 6 Old 06-02-2009, 05:55 PM
 
MommyHawk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: in my novel...
Posts: 1,862
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
are agents and editors the same thing?

my own short q...
MommyHawk is offline  
#5 of 6 Old 06-02-2009, 06:04 PM
 
zinemama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: from the fire roads to the interstate
Posts: 6,588
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
No.
zinemama is offline  
#6 of 6 Old 06-05-2009, 04:45 PM
 
midnightwriter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: midnight
Posts: 1,303
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by MommyHawk View Post
are agents and editors the same thing?

my own short q...
An agent can suggest editorial changes (a good, very involved agent), but no, not the same thing.

My kids are 8, 5 and 2!
midnightwriter is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off