"Good point, John. Most writers aren't going to land an agent on the first try, so it pays to query widely. If you're sending them out in batches of 20 or whatever, it's definitely a good idea to keep good records."
"Great advice here. I've had two agents; my first agent sold my two historical novels and then retired. It took a year-and-a-half to get a second agent for my first mystery and when I did, he was in a serious car accident after nearly three…"
"Interesting, in my current wip thriller, Chapter one begins with a bullet whistling toward a detective's head, the killer raising back to his aliby---a restaurant where he connects with the waitress. The sex scene that ends the chapter shows…"
Jude, I'm particularly interested (and sending even more kudos) because my agent was turned down after T&M expressed great interest earlier in the year. I have a suspicion that my agent mishandled the deal. It may be time for me to look around. You have Joe's agent, right?