Like me, some of you may now be at the stage where you start thinking about sending your work out to agents. This can be (is) a worrying time. After all, you’ve spent years working on something, chopping, honing, crying, raging etc.until you feel it’s ready to be looked at by someone who knows their stuff. Well, these guys look like they know their stuff. In fact, they even lay out exactly what each agent is looking for.
It is a new year and I am looking for exciting new clients. I have been thinking about some of the books that I wished I had represented and I thought that I would share them with you so that you may get an idea of the kind of books that I am looking for.
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry – Rachel Joyce
I love this book so much. It’s about turning the ordinary of every day life into the extraordinary, and universally meaningful. Rachel Joyce really understands humanity and has got to the heart of human relationships and that need for fulfillment. (I might actually start crying as I write thinking about it again). It’s about the small moments in life that we all experience, which change the course of our existence. I remember sitting down to read it, it took me five hours and I didn’t move…
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