The search continues

Since October I've been looking for a new agent. I'm not going into detail here, though if you're a prospective new agent I can fill you in. I promise there's nothing scandalous. I am not a psycho hose beast.

Searching for an agent is an expedient way to wither your soul. It involves a lot of people telling you no. Sometimes it's a generic "Dear Author" letter. Sometimes it's an implied no, this conclusion being reached after four months of silence.

Sometimes--and this is uniquely painful--it's an agent writing back in response to your query, or your partial submission, or your full submission, with the apology that the book is really great but Urban Fantasy just isn't selling right now.

But my book is different. Really! If you'll just let me explain... Hey! Where are you going?

But my book is different. Really! If you'll just let me explain... Hey! Where are you going?

Dear prospective agents, if you're reading this, let's talk. Give me five minutes to convince you that I can make a splash in a saturated market.

I'll update here again if--

*clears throat*

--I'll update here again when I have secured a new literary agent.