CHRISTIAN AUTHOR RESOURCES: You want to publish a book. Now what?
Finding an Agent
Christian publishing houses are not able to process the large number of unsolicited manuscripts received each day. They secure new authors by relying on agent recommendations, attending Writers Conferences to meet authors, and discovering new voices on the ChristianBookProposals.com website.
In his article, Advice to First-Time Authors, former Thomas Nelson CEO Michael Hyatt advises first time authors to:
- Read blogs by agents to provide very helpful advice.
- Find a literary agent to represent you.
- Submit your proposal to ChristianBookProposals.com (formerly ChristianManuscriptSubmissions.com).
Requesting the services of an agent is an option you can select once you have prepared your book proposal at ChristianBookProposals.com. For more information on securing an agent, we recommend you read:
NOTE: You should not be required to provide any upfront monies for your agent’s services. Commission will be paid to the agent when book is published. See the regulatory information for the agent association, AAR, for more information.