Okay -I admit that I go through periods of nail-biting tension, anxiously checking my emails and the post, to see if I've had a response from an agent. I don't literally bite my nails as I think it is a disgusting habit - but you catch my drift.The weekend offers some respite,although a tiny part of … Continue reading How to stop thinking about the agent issue.
Hindsight is a marvellous phenomenon which we are all blessed with when it's too late.Last year, I sent Attic of the Mind out to a few agents, but without success except for one partial request.Six months later, I re-read the ms and discovered that it still wasn't polished to my liking. I had to remove … Continue reading The rush to find an agent.
The Internet offers up a plethora of possible suitable literary agents for the aspiring author.I write a list of possible ones and then I make a note of what the agent requires. This is an area that is quite tricky as they all request different styles of query methods.Some require a traditional query letter, others … Continue reading The Agent Minefield