Wednesday links: Signs an agent will treat you right and emotional wounds

I love regularly reading tips and advice articles in certain subjects — particularly writing and publishing. I don’t always need the information right then, but I know that it’ll eventually come in handy. Or at least, I hope it will.

I know there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way I do, but sometimes it can be difficult to find every useful advice article that’s out there. So I thought I’d bring you a few. Here are the tips and advice articles that jumped out at me the most over the past week.

  1. 7 Signs A Literary Agent Will Treat You Right, from Writer’s Relief: There are a lot of things you need to consider before signing with a literary agent. Here, Writer’s Relief goes over a few signs that the agent may be the one for you. Excerpt: “When you’re trying to find a literary agent to represent your novel, memoir, or other nonfiction book, Writer’s Relief reminds you to be careful: Just because a literary agent raves about you and your book, doesn’t mean he or she will be a good agent for you. So how do you know which agents are making empty promises, and which are true blue?”
  2. A Mother Lode of Links on Writing Emotional Wounds, from Writers Helping Writers: Emotional wounds can be a great asset in any story. If you’re having trouble incorporating one (or more) into yours, check out some of these resources. (No excerpt.)

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