If you’re writing a book, you may think that you need an agent.
However, for some writers, a literary lawyer makes more sense.
“Barnettâ€™s business model doesnâ€™t suit all authors. â€˜I probably get 50 proposals a year I donâ€™t make sense for,â€™ he concedes happily. â€˜I make no sense for a first-time novelist in Vermont whoâ€™s going to get a $10,000 advance. I make better sense for Bill Clinton or Tony Blair or James Patterson.â€™ In the case of Patterson, who dependably produces eight best-selling novels a year (only actually writing a portion of them), the savings can run into tens of millions. Patterson, a former ad executive whose books earned $50m in the past year alone â€“ only J.K. Rowling made more â€“ left his third agent for Barnett early last year. And he probably doesnâ€™t even need the full treatment.”
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