I just found your blog and am just thrilled! I’m about to start the whole query (what I hear is a nightmare) challenge, and as I am getting all my ducks in a row I have to wonder…are there LDS agents out in the world? I know this may be a completely moronic question, but I am really curious. I have heard some publishers won’t look at a manuscript unless they have an agent. Does this same rule of thumb apply to the LDS market.
Sorry if this question has been asked before. I did a search and couldn’t find anything about it though.
Thanks so much for your time and this blog!
LDS agents? No such animal. The reason being the LDS market is so small that no one could make a living at it. As far as I am aware, all LDS publishers will accept unagented manuscripts.
However, because you don't have an agent to look out for you, it's even more important that you have your contract looked at by an attorney familiar with publishing law, so you know what you're signing.