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Agents Specialising in How-To

Business | Computer | How-To | Self help
PO Box 1206

Truro , MA 02666--120
United States


  • Michael Snell

Vice President

  • Patricia Smith

Founded 1980. Adult non-fiction, especially science, business and women's issues.

Specialises in business and computer books (professional and reference to popular trade how-to); general how-to and self-help on all topics, from diet and exercise to parenting, relationships, health, sex, psychology and personal finance, plus literary and suspense fiction. No unsolicited mss. Send outline and sample chapter with return postage for reply. No reading fee for outlines. Brochure available on how to write a book proposal. Author of

From Book Idea to Bestseller, published by Prima. Rewriting, developmental editing, collaborating and ghostwriting services available on a fee basis. Send IRCs.

Commission Home 15%.

001 508 349 3718

235 West 108th Street, Suite 35

New York, NY 10025
United States

Owner/Agent Rebecca Strong

Literary and commercial fiction, narrative non-fiction, memoir and biography, self-improvement/how-to but see website for latest submission guidelines.

Beginning Jan 2009 the agency will only be accepting submissions via email to the following address: The subject line should clearly indicate the words 'submissions query' Please include a cover letter with your proporsal.  If you are submitting a work of fitction, then please include one or two complete chapters only.

Consideration time isusually between 6-8 weeks. Please be aware that this is a small agency, however, and we thank you for your patience.