Its job application time again.
Sitting down reading biographies, looking at what the agent specialises in, debating, cogitating, gambling – will they like my submission?
Will they like it enough to call me back, to write back with an offer, or to write back with a polite rejection?
Much like the empty room into which I’m currently speaking, so too is the whole application process a shot into the darkness.
Although it is a shot, with an echo, that takes about eight weeks to reply!
So, four ‘lucky’ prospective agents selected, we have pinged off our synopsis, chapters one-three and our snappy pitch as to why a book about a young woman who is viciously attacked and who wakes up in a brothel will sell, will make them money…