Bad Agent, No Cookie

Miss Snark has a post where she talks about the top 20 bad agents according to Writer Beware.

Writer Beware’s 20 Worst Agents


  1. The Abacus Group Literary Agency
  2. Allred and Allred Literary Agents (refers clients to “book doctor” Victor West of Pacific Literary Services)
  3. Capital Literary Agency (formerly *American Literary Agents of Washington, Inc.)
  4. Barbara Bauer Literary Agency
  5. Benedict Associates (also d/b/a B.A. Literary Agency)
  6. Sherwood Broome, Inc.
  7. Desert Rose Literary Agency
  8. Arthur Fleming Associates
  9. Finesse Literary Agency (Karen Carr)
  10. Brock Gannon Literary Agency
  11. Harris Literary Agency
  12. The Literary Agency Group, which includes the following:
    • Children’s Literary Agency
      Christian Literary Agency
      New York Literary Agency
      Poets Literary Agency
      The Screenplay Agency
      Stylus Literary Agency (formerly ST Literary Agency)
      Writers Literary Publishing Services Company (the editing arm of the above-mentioned agencies)
  13. Martin-McLean Literary Associates
  14. Mocknick Productions Literary Agency, Inc.
  15. B.K. Nelson, Inc.
  16. The Robins Agency (Cris Robins)
  17. Michelle Rooney Literary Agency (also d/b/a Creative Literary Agency and Simply Nonfiction)
  18. Southeast Literary Agency
  19. Mark Sullivan Associates
  20. West Coast Literary Associates (also d/b/a California Literary Services)
  21. Lee Shore Literary Agency gets the No. 21 Honorary Runner Up mention here.

(full post)

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