Publishing help

I am looking for a publisher is anyone else here a published Author?

You might want to try the insider’s club.

https://www.wattpadwriters.com/c/industry-insider

Hi there. I moved your thread to the Industry Insider club as it’s best suited there. Thank you for understanding.

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Big-5 or other? If Big-5, you’ll need to find a literary agent to represent you.

If other, it would help if you specify the genre. The smaller publishers are often genre specific (so are literary agents, btw).

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There are several published authors here. I’m traditionally published in nonfiction.

Start at the top and work down. That means big publishers first, which means an agent. You can create a list of agents at QueryTracker.net.

You can look at this list from the independent book review. https://independentbookreview.com/2019/08/27/genre-fiction-publishers/?fbclid=IwAR3KwAL84U4JU1Ulsk9TLQl0wjbDXmycGkESIDepstSY6b2qEaN8VxCUKsw

Well the books I have now are crime Thrillers but i also have 2 children books one is a series but they don’t have illustrations. I want a publisher who will help promote and I have a talent agent already she is waiting for replies.

Err… I thought finding a publisher was your agent’s job. Otherwise why is she even involved?

ETA: I assumed that “I want a publisher” meant you were asking us for recommendations.

I write songs and multi-genre books and screenplays.

Okay, but those are not sold/repped the same way. (Songwriters don’t need agents – they connect with labels and artists themselves. Honestly, so do screenwriters. They’re more likely to have a manager than an agent.)

If you have a screenplay agent, they’re not going to get you a book publisher. If you have a literary agent, they’re not going to rep your screenplay.

If your agent is a literary agent, it’s her job to find you a publisher. You do NOT approach publishers yourself. That’s the way to have an ex-agent, because you’re making her job a LOT harder.

What kind of agent do you have, and what has she sold for you?

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