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Literary Agent – A professional who acts on behalf of an author. They represent the author in dealings with a publishing house and anyone else interested in purchasing rights to the book.

Genre – The different types of books. Examples of fiction genres include mystery, science fiction, fantasy. In nonfiction sub-genres are health, pets, art, memoir, or current events.

Artist Rep. – Similiar to an agent.  This person contacts publishers, art directors, editors and other people who need to buy art for a book, magazine, catalog, etc. hoping to get them to use their artist for future work.  They receive a percentage of everything sold.

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