Being an agent is about reading between the lines

Agents are looking for projects that are as close to ‘ready’ as they can be. Of course we want a quick turn around on projects because that gets the enthusiasm moving right along from writer to agent to editor. However, we’re always doing edits and we’re always looking for potential in our query inboxes as wellContinue reading “Being an agent is about reading between the lines”

The Red Pen: When to revise your manuscript and when to keep submitting

When you submit your manuscript to agents you get a lot of form rejections amidst your feedback–that’s the way it goes. But, when you finally get personalized criticism that might suggest a revision do you jump at the chance to edit your work to make that agent or editor happy? My rules of revision guidelines: WaitContinue reading “The Red Pen: When to revise your manuscript and when to keep submitting”