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agent, editor : D.Myers@wordlink.us
Daniel Myers
Word|Link Literary Agency
PO Box 23781, Santa Fe, NM 87502-3781
(440) 420-9085
http://www.Wordlink.us
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Word|Link has a proven record of developing new talent in genre fiction as well as offering the personal attention and support that our more established authors have come to expect and appreciate in their agency. We are always open to new ideas in this rapidly evolving industry and have recently opened up to offering support and career management to the real self-starters out there who want to take their self-published work to a new level. At Word|Link, all things are possible. Commitment is essential.

Check our website at www.wordlink.us to see if we're open to submissions this month. When we are, what we're are looking for is something new and exceptional. In military fiction we're looking for characters who are real, rather than a superhero in uniform. In science fiction, we'd love to discover the next Andre Norton, Robert Heinlein or Arthur C. Clarke. We're looking for women's fiction in a contemporary or historical setting. We'd like to see new adult fiction with angst, humor and adventure. If you have an outstanding detective series, police procedural or historical mystery, then maybe you can join our solid line-up of strong voices in crime fiction.

Visit our website for more information: www.Wordlink.us


years experience: 15+
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, History, Travel, Lifestyle, Children's books, Historical fiction, Military fiction, Women's fiction, New adult, Middle grade, Memoirs, Biographies
TRADE REFERENCES
I acquired my first agent in 1974. Since then, I have had 4 or 5 other New York agents, but none of them could get my manuscripts read with the certainty and celerity with which Daniel Myers has always delivered. If you want an agent who will find the right editor for your work, send it to Daniel Myers and pray that he accepts it. -- Ben Greer, author of SLAMMER and MURDER IN THE HOLY CITY
LEADING CLIENTS
- Ben Sanders, bestselling author of THE FALLEN, BY ANY MEANS, ONLY THE DEAD and the upcoming new series; AMERICAN BLOOD
- Donna Malane, award-winning author of SURRENDER and the bestseller, MY BROTHER'S KEEPER
- Terry Irving, author of COURIER and winner of the DuPont, Peabody, Benton Fellowship and four Emmy awards.
- Ella West, award winning Australasian author of NIGHT VISION
- Phillip Simpson, author of MINOTAUR
- Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones, authors of GORILLAS IN OUR MIDST
MOST RECENT PROJECTS
- Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones, authors of GORILLAS IN OUR MIDST
- Phillip Simpson, young adult novel MINOTAUR (2015)
- Ben Sander's new crimes series, AMERICAN BLOOD (St Martins Press) from 2015 onwards.
- Terry Irving's political thriller COURIER (May 2014) and 2d book (2015)
- Ella West's YA thriller NIGHT VISION (Feb 2014)
- Ben Sanders' new crime novel, ONLY THE DEAD (Jun 2013).
- Donna Malane's rerelease of SURRENDER (Jun 2012) and MY BROTHER'S KEEPER (Feb 2013).
- Paul Cleave, author of the upcoming BLOOD MEN and COLLECTING COOPER sold to Atria, and a backlist that has been a staple on European bestseller lists for 4 years: THE CLEANER, THE KILLING HOUR, and CEMETERY LAKE.
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
- AMERICAN BLOOD by Ben Sanders (St Martins Press)
- SURRENDER and MY BROTHER'S KEEPER by Donna Malane
- THE FALLEN, BY ANY MEANS, and ONLY THE DEAD, all by Ben Sanders
- AMERICAN BLOOD by Ben Sanders
- NIGHT VISION by Ella West
- COURIER by Terry Irving
- SURRENDER and MY BROTHER'S KEEPER, by Donna Malane
- GORILLAS IN OUR MIDST by Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones
- THE CLEANER, THE KILLING HOUR, CEMETERY LAKE, BLOOD MEN, and COLLECTING COOPER, all by Paul Cleave.
- THE SECOND FAVORITE SON and CORPORATE BLUE, both by Daniel Myers
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
AMERICAN BLOOD (series) by Ben Sanders
COURIER and WARRIOR by Terry Irving
NIGHT VISION, by Ella West
ONLY THE DEAD, by Ben Sanders
SURRENDER and MY BROTHER'S KEEPER, by Donna Malane
BLOOD MEN and COLLECTING COOPER by Paul Cleave.
MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
RadioNZ for THE GLOBAL GARDENER by Michael Scott
World for GORILLAS IN OUR MIDST by Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones
World for AMERICAN BLOOD series by Ben Sanders
World English for COURIER plus a second book by Terry Irving
World English for NIGHT VISION by Ella West
World for SURRENDER plus a second book, by Donna Malane
World for ONLY THE DEAD, by Ben Sanders
World English (minus ANZ) for SURRENDER and MY BROTHER'S KEEPER by Donna Malane
N/Am for BLOOD MEN by Paul Cleave
World for COLLECTING COOPER, by Paul Cleave
OTHER LEADING RIGHTS OFFERINGS
Please contact Daniel Myers (D.Myers@wordlink.us) for a rights catalog
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Everyone involved in the agency has come from the trenches: scriptwriters, novelists, editors, publishing associates and an embarrassing number of English degrees. We have been helping develop writers of great talent into talented writers of great skill for 15 years. Based both in New Zealand and in the USA, Word|Link is the number one agency for new talent and the newly discovered treasures from Down Under.
SUB-AGENTS/ RIGHTS CONTACTS
Film, translation and sub-rights queries to Daniel Myers at D.Myers@wordlink.us
For individual agents or for more information on query letters and submissions, please refer to our website at www.Wordlink.us
KEY PERSONNEL
- Daniel Myers: Managing Director, Literary Agent - D.Myers@wordlink.us
- Dean Krystek: Literary Agent (USA) - D.Krystek@wordlink.us
- Vicki Marsdon: Literary Agent (New Zealand) - V.Marsdon@wordlink.us
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Email only. Please, send ONLY A QUERY first; do not attach files or embed ms/sample in the email. We'll ask to read more if we are interested.