Carrie Maldonado – Writer

Freelance writer, wordsmith, and novelist

The publishing process can seem so complicated; this is a great interview with very helpful insights into modern publishing

April Eberhardt pictureToday, I’m thrilled to welcome my wonderful literary agent, April Eberhardt to my blog!

MR: Welcome April! It’s an honor to have you here today.

AE: Thanks, Mary!

MR: So April, you’re known in the literary world as a “literary change agent.” What does that mean?

AE: When I moved into agenting a relatively few years ago, it was clear that things were changing, and fast. I could foresee a time when authors would need, and want, to take control of how their work was published. Legacy publishers haven’t been able to keep up with the changes, nor have they really tried very hard since it means relinquishing profits and power. In my view a change agent is someone who looks to the future with the goal of enabling people to do more, or to achieve outcomes that were previously unattainable. I’m excited about the new publishing models emerging because as…

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3 thoughts on “Publishing Advice from Literary Agent Extraordinaire April Eberhardt

  1. Lisa Di Giovanna says:

    She explains the post-Big-Pub alternatives convincingly. Which way will you go?

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  2. Mary Rowen says:

    Thanks for reblogging, Carrie. Your books sound really interesting and I look forward to checking them out!

    1. Thanks Mary! I have “Leaving the Beach” on my Kindle now…it’s on deck as soon as I finish the book I’m reading now:)

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