Jeff Herman's Guide

Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents



Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents

Excerpts and Writing Advice by Jeff and Deborah Herman


Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents is a highly respected resource that has been used by publishing insiders everywhere for over 20 years, and has been read by millions all over the world. It is the writer's best friend, revealing the names, interests, and contact information of hundreds of agents and editors, and presents invaluable information about 245 publishers and imprints, lists independent book editors who can help you make your work more publisher-friendly, and helps you spot scams.

Jeff Herman's Guide unseals the truth about how to outsmart the gatekeepers, break through the barriers, and decipher the hidden codes to getting your book published. Countless writers have achieved their highest aspirations by following Herman's outside-the-box strategies. We hope you will find these excerpts from the book useful and inspiring for your next writing project!


About Jeff Herman

Jeff Herman's literary agency has ushered nearly one thousand books into print. He is the coauthor of the acclaimed Write the Perfect Book Proposal and is often featured as an expert in print and broadcast media. He lives in Stockbridge, MA. You can find out more about his work at www.JeffHerman.com.


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Advice for Writers


Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents is a highly respected resource that has been used by publishing insiders everywhere for over 20 years, and has been read by millions all over the world.

Jeff Herman's Guide


The Knockout Nonfiction Book Proposal

How to write a sucessful nonfiction book proposal to win over book publishers.


Tribulations of the Unknown Writer

How can your work go from being an unseen face in the crowd to a presence that cannot be denied? 7 Ways to be seen in a crowd.


The Writer's Journey: The Path of the Spiritual Messenger

Spiritual writers write because something inside them is begging to be let out.