One Track Literary Agency is a full-service boutique agency ready to help determined authors create thriving careers in publishing. Founded by Tara Gelsomino, a publishing industry veteran with more than twenty years of experience, One Track Literary provides hands-on guidance throughout each and every part of the publishing pursuit. OTLA is single-minded and fully dedicated to getting you on the right track to launch your career or progress to the next level. From honing manuscripts to be their very best, to identifying the right market for placement, through contract advisement and negotiation, to crafting promotional campaigns to help grow your audience, the prime objective is to help you achieve your goals. One Track Literary is currently seeking completed works with vibrant, fresh voices in these genres: romance, women's fiction, mysteries, and young adult. For more information including submission guidelines, please visit our website.
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“I've been working with Tara for many years as a romance author and found her editing insight is always spot on. Additionally, Tara helped me with contract negotiations that gave me confidence and improved my royalties. She knows the ins and outs of the publishing industry and provides advice you can trust.” --Ellen Butler, best-selling and award-winning author
“Tara Gelsomino is a consummate professional, with a great eye for good writing, an excellent ability to edit and plenty of creative gumption. Buying rights from someone who understands the material she is selling so well is a joy and her responsiveness is impressive. I look forward to seeing what new properties and writers she brings us next.” --Michele Cobb, President, Insatiable Press
OTLA's client list includes USA Today bestselling author Alicia Hunter Pace and acclaimed authors Elley Arden, Elizabeth Boyce, Pema Donyo, Julie LeMense, Becky Lower, Ruby Lang, Micah Persell, and Dana Volney.
Only electronic submissions are accepted. Please email a query letter that introduces you and your relevant experience, briefly summarizes your story, and explains how you see it fitting in the current marketplace, along with Word doc attachments of a 1-2 page full synopsis and the first three chapters of your work. Visit our website for more specific guidelines: www.onetrackliterary.com/submissions.