Yes, I like your book.
Yes, I want to represent you.
Yes, it’s going to happen.SCBWI Writer’s Day. “It happened to me, It’s going to happen to you.”
I got the call last week and I’m only blogging about it today because today, I had my first meeting with My Agent.
I tried to explain to the Husband what a different experience this meeting had been from a previous agent near-miss that had ended in disappointment. Was it the way this agent expressed an interest in my other work? Was it the fact that she urged me to chase her on the phone when I needed to follow something up? Was it – ? The Husband stopped me in mid whinge.
There’s no point looking back. The difference between then and now is this book. You have written another book.And that’s the thing.
I’ve written another book. And it’s better than the previous one. Which was better than the one before.
So after more than 10 years, three novels and dozens of rejections, I’ve got an agent.
One can only get better at it.