I represent authors who do both traditional publishing and self-publishing, and most of them are looking to move into traditional publishing because the pace and demand of a successful self-publishing platform takes its toll after a while. But, some authors thrive on it! It’s a personal decision based on the goals and needs of each author.
Natalie Lakosil has been a literary agent for over 10 years. Now with the Bradford Literary Agency, we catch up with her to talk about what she looks for in a query, what to expect when you sign on with a traditional publisher and when you should begin querying your book.