Katie Shea Boutillier

Literary Agent

Donald Maass Literary Agency

Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips
Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

"Make it bigger" is a common phrase I use when speaking with my clients. Simply, I'm asking for you to look again at the plot to bring an element (or hook) to the surface that will easily appeal to a much wider audience. #querytip #pubtip #agenting

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips
Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

Welcome back everyone! Happy 2021! 🌟 Quick note: Agents are just seeing their emails for the first time after several days off and will not have all the answers right away. Be kind, be patient. #querytip #pubtip

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips
Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

#READERS: The best gift to an author is to post a positive review. Take the time, it will mean so much to them! #pubtip

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

One (baby) step at a time. I know it's very hard to do, but its very wise advice for anyone entering the publishing industry. #pubtip

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

Being a writer, you cannot fear the page 1 rewrite. #pubtip

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

Summer as a lit agent is the best! Time to focus on submissions, client mss, and editorial to gear up for big pitches this fall! #pubtip #agentlife

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

"Moving forward" is a good life lesson you will continue to be faced with when you are a published author. #pubtip

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

#writingtip #pubtip Don't fight with your storyline. If it's not coming to you naturally then you probably need to rethink.

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips
Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips
Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

Writers, please understand that your agent know what it takes. #pubtip