Every novelist knows the “Q word.”
I remember the first time I met the word. I had just put what I thought were the finishing touches on the second rewrite of my first novel. 1,109 more words
First question, how and why did you become a literary agent?
I graduated in 2008 from law school but I have always loved books and reading. 1,314 more words
Finally, the queries are sent. You wait and wait for replies, and then one day your email pings with a request. You shoot the full manuscript out to the requesting agent, and then you wait (and sometimes wait and wait again) until you get the dreaded rejection OR the lovely email titled, “Can we talk?” 2,665 more words