Tips to get an Agent

  • Get good at pitching

  • Have a really compelling, short, functional, grabby pitch

  • Great first page

  • Make compelling story promises

Books and Media We Talked About

The Sin in the Steel by Ryan Van Loan

If you would like a first chapter critique, check out our submission guidelines here


About our Guest

DONGWON SONG is an agent at Howard Morhaim Literary Agency representing science fiction and fantasy for adults, young adult, and middle grade readers as well as select non-fiction. He was formerly an editor at Orbit and a product manager for the ebook startup, Zola Books and has taught as an adjunct instructor in the publishing program at Portland State University. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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