Finding an agent, I suspect, is not dissimilar from finding the love of your life – there’s so many possibilities out there, but only one is right for you, and it doesn’t happen every day. It can be a long disheartening process, but when it works out, you feel on top of the world.
When people ask me how I met my husband I say ‘Through work.’
Now when people ask how I found my agent, I say, ‘Through work…hard work.’
It may be different for everyone, so I can only describe my journey, but take from it what you will.
I took the ‘Rules of Dating’ approach.
- Always look your best – I wanted my manuscript to be the best it could be. I did as much work as I could before sending it off. I studied book after book on writing. I researched how to present my mss…
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