Betsy Amster, Literary Agent
6312 SW Capitol Highway #503
Portland, OR 97239
Literary Fiction, Chick Lite, Crime, Mystery, Young Adult, Thriller/Suspense, Offbeat/Quirky, History, Food & Lifestyle, Medical, Parenting, Self-Help, Pop Culture, Psychology, & more.

Betsy Amster




Recent Articles

  • Fake Reviews and Why They Hurt Honest Authors

    Fake book reviews are rampant on Amazon. They can make it difficult to determine the quality of a book without reading the "Look Inside" or purchasing the complete book only to find out the entire story falls off the page after the first chapter.
  • Why Libraries Rarely Buy Self-Published Books

    Let's start with the librarians since they're the ones in control – or so it seems at least. The reality is that the patrons of the library are in control, almost entirely. If patrons started asking for self-published works en masse, libraries ...
  • Top 12 Crippling Mistakes of the Self-Publishing Newbie

    Top 12 Mistakes of the New Self-Published Author. Some may think these are shortcuts, but they will undermine your career and cast doubt on your professionalism every single time.