Archive for March, 2010

I was recently out with an editor friend, Suzy Editor (which you will be surprised to know is not really her name) who works at one of the Big Six houses. As conversation among agents and editors tends to do, we turned to business, and specifically to that finest of fine lines, the line between […]

On Referrals


Here’s the basics on what is and isn’t a referral. This is a referral: An agent’s client who says “Hey you should query my agent, and use my name.” How to use it: In your query: “Client XYZ raves about you and suggested I try you with my novel, GENIUS WORK.” This is not a referral: An […]