Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bad Agenting

Super post from Janet Reid this week on agenting and what an author should expect in that relationship.

Bad communication is one of the reasons people leave their agents, and it's the reason I hear most often when those writers are looking for new agents.  
Writers put up with bad communication far longer than they should because they're afraid of rocking the boat; appearing to be a pest; or afraid their agent will no longer like them. 
This is utter crap.  
This is YOUR work, sold on YOUR behalf, and it's YOUR career.

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1 comment:

Dana King said...

This is a major reason why I left one. Not to put too fine a point on it but the agent works for the author, not the other way around. It should be a true collaboration, but the final test is who pays who.