The Evan Marshall Agency was founded in 1987 to be a literary management firm specializing in adult and young-adult fiction. We handle a wide-ranging roster of writers in numerous genres, from romance to mystery and thriller to literary fiction. We take pride in providing careful career guidance and strategizing to our clients. As a result, a number of our authors have been with us for nearly three decades, and our titles regularly hit national bestseller lists including Amazon, USA TODAY, Barnes & Noble, Publishers Weekly and The New York Times. The Evan Marshall Agency is a member of the Association of Authors' Representatives and adheres to its Code of Ethics.

Evan Marshall is president of The Evan Marshall Agency. He is an award-winning literary agent specializing in fiction. Evan has held senior editorial positions at Houghton Mifflin, Ariel Books, New American Library, Everest House and Dodd, Mead, where he acquired national and international bestsellers. An expert on fiction writing, he has served as a contest judge for Wattpad and has been a NaNoWriMo Mighty Catalyst for Literary Righteousness. He authored the classic writing guide The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing in 1998. It is now available as How To Write A Novel-The Marshall® Plan Software, co-created with Martha Jewett. The Marshall Plan® takes the frustration out of writing and delivers successful results fast. He is a graduate of Boston College. Evan is the author of ten traditionally published mystery novels in the Hidden Manhattan series and Jane Stuart series, called “Miss Marple lite” by Kirkus Reviews.

Evan's tips on approaching an agent and enhancing your writing career from his interview on Blondie & the Brit:

The Marshall Plan Software

This novel writing software is for people who have never written before. With the click of a button it plots your novel using the proprietary algorithm in Evan Marshall’s novel writing guide, The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing (Writer’s Digest, 1998). Evan’s classic writing guide was one of the first of its kind.

Fans of the book wrote to Evan Marshall asking him to turn his book into software. The software has been expanded and upgraded since it came out in 2008 and the purchase price includes free upgrades and use on three computers. It’s the only novel writing software on the market whose creators are published author-agents active in book publishing.

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