Gosh, I wish I had seen some of these earlier! I didn’t, but perhaps by sharing these someone else somewhere may gain from them. Here are a few links which I think are extremely useful to those of you who seek to get your book published through the traditional route. They are from experts who know what it takes to succeed in getting published.Mike Wells writes about the process to follow in getting a literary agent. This has to be one of the most comprehensive posts on the subject. Thanks, Mike. This is full of valuable advice. The biggest take away is to make sure your novel is truly complete before you begin the process.
Reference For Writers has a neat flow chart for those of you who are more comfortable with visuals! This traces the journey from writing that novel to getting it published in the form of a flow chart.
Writing a Novel and Getting it Published in Socialpolitan is again really useful. It’s often the little things that go wrong, so do pay attention to detail.