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Lit Agent Lauren MacLeod Has "Sweet Spot" for Funny Books

"Lauren MacLeod of the Strothman Agency is poised to help her clients through the ebook revolution. In this interview, she tells us why her agency only takes books that they are passionate about, and why the ebook is not the death of publishing.

What is your title and who do you work for?
I'm a literary agent with The Strothman Agency. I'm terrific at what I do because I stay very dialed into all the digital changes authors are facing both in regards to e-book and publicity and marketing. This puts me in a better position to negotiate on my clients behalf as well as give advice. Furthermore--though I suspect this is true of many agents and perhaps even most people in the publishing industry--I truly love my work and there is nothing I'd rather be doing. If I won the...

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