- No agent, no matter how skilled or experienced or well connected, can sell a lousy manuscript (unless, of course the writer is already famous).
- Much of the editing and hand-holding done by editors at large publishing houses is now done by agents and book doctors.
- Don't begrudge an agent her fee. Really, would you want to do what an agent does for a living?
Clare Mackintosh: Permission to Write the Personal and Profound Novel
Award-winning and bestselling novelist Clare Mackintosh shares why it took three novels to write her most recent (After the End), what she learned about writing thrillers, and more!