Alex Adsett Publishing Services is a literary agency of genre fiction and freelance consultantancy offering commercial publishing advice to authors and publishers.
As a consultant, Alex Adsett offers her more than fifteen years of experience in the publishing industry to provide business advice and commercially review and negotiate publishing agreements. Whether you’re an author wanting advice on your first publishing contract, or a publisher negotiating a sale of subsidiary rights, Alex Adsett can review contracts, advise on industry standards, or negotiate on your behalf.
As agents, Alex Adsett and partner Paul Landymore provide traditional literary agency services to select authors of genre fiction. We represent manuscripts of science fiction & fantasy, crime & mystery, horror and romance, for YA and adult readers.
A Single Girl’s Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse by J.T Clay – the very first book to come out of the AAPS literary agency – is now launched and available to purchase from publisher Momentum and all good ebook retailers.
It’s the old story. Girl meets boy. Girl loses boy. Zombies attack.
Q, a trainee kindergarten teacher and martial arts expert, wants to woo beautiful vegan, Rabbit, but doesn’t know how. Her luck turns during the zombie outbreak. She teaches Rabbit and his hippie friends how to make war, not love, and does her best to save him from the living dead.
But can she defeat evil ex-girlfriend, Pious Kate? And can love survive the end of the world?
In the lead up to the World Fantasy Convention to be held in Brighton UK, award winning author Tricia Sullivan’s new dark supernatural Shadowboxer has been sold to Ravenstone Press, the new YA imprint attached to Solaris and Abaddon. Ravenstone publisher Jon Oliver is planning to publish a new young adult novel each quarter and has high hopes for the imprint’s stand out titles.
Shadowboxer is an exciting mix of gripping muay thai fight scenes, romance and interwoven with Thai magic and mythology, as teenage cage fighter Jade is thrown into a supernatural world of child trafficking through Thailand. This is a dark and gritty novel for older teens and adults, with a strong voice and wonderful characters.
Brisbane-based literary agency Alex Adsett Publishing Services is quickly establishing itself as a successful force in the market.
After starting the agency only eighteen months ago, emerging agent Alex Adsett has successfully brokered sales of six books from eleven authors to publishers. Two deals were locked in during the 2013 Sydney Writers Festival, with a third finalised this week. More sales are currently under final negotiation.
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AAPS are excited to announce that Alan Baxter’s dark urban fantasy trilogy – Bound, Obsidian and Abduction, featuring martial artist Alex Caine – has been sold to Voyager Australia for release from mid-2014.
In an exciting first sale for the AAPS Literary Agency, we are delighted to announce that Melbourne comedian and performer Nicholas Johnson has sold two books featuring Melbourne con-artists to Simon & Schuster Australia. The series has been described as a fresh, fast and funny modern take on the heist novel in the tradition of The Sting and Nine Queens. The first book, Chasing The Ace is due for release in mid-2014, with sequel Running The Red to follow in 2015.