I am often intrigued by the writing/publishing advice that I see online these days. I’ve been working in this biz for almost 12 years now, and some of this stuff seems counterintuitive. Some silly and terribly misinformed. And some just seems…well…paranoid. You see a devil behind every door and distrust anyone who tries to help. Let's get past the defensiveness and find some real answers.
According to the blogs I’ve consulted in recent weeks, these are some of the questions you should ask an agent who agrees to rep your work:
What books have you sold recently, and to what publishers?