Letters from the Editor: On what agents look for in submissions, remembering Toni Morrison, and more
The #1 Thing Your book Needs to Have Before You Start Submitting to agents
Let’s say you've finally arrived at the querying stage with your work. You've done all the writing and polishing there is to be done so far, you've researched all the best agents for your genre, and you're ready to start sending your manuscript out into the big, scary world.
At many times during the querying phase, often after a rejection or two rolls in, you might wonder to yourself: is there anything else I can do to get one of these agents to bite?
In fact, there is.