The Marcil-O’Farrell Literary Agency provides service in four distinct areas:
Editorial Guidance and Review
We guide you through the creation of your proposal and/or sample material for presentation to publishing houses. Throughout the writing process we offer you our editorial advice in order to shape your work into an irresistible proposal.
We market your work to publishers, identifying the best editor and publishing house for your book. We negotiate your contracts with the publishers and other licensors, including foreign book and audio publishers and film companies, networks and producers.
“I feel incredibly blessed to have Anne Marie as my agent. She has always gone above and beyond in supporting me to bring out the best in my writing. Through her keen eye, dedication and tenacity she helped me find the perfect publisher, and she continues to brilliantly encourage and guide me as I navigate marketing and sharing my book with the world.”HeatherAsh Amara
author of The Warrior Heart Practice
St. Martin’s Press Essentials
We have nurtured and strategized the careers and built the brands of our authors for over thirty years. Our authors’ books have appeared onThe New York Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and many regional bestseller lists. We have licensed foreign editions of our authors’ books in more than thirty countries. In addition, their books have been developed into television and film productions.
Publicity and Marketing Advice
We work with you and your publisher to define a strategic marketing and promotion plan. To further the success of your work, your role in marketing is essential. Today’s authors are responsible for their own publicity in both traditional media and social media. We guide and encourage you through the process.