Querying agents is daunting, exciting, difficult, wonderful…there are so many ways to feel during the process. Each submission is different (or at least it should be), because each agent is different.
One thing that should be consistent is your research. You’re looking for the best person to represent your novel, all your hard work. It’s not a choice to be made lightly. Doing your research helps you find agents that you’d love to represent you, but also agents who you truly think would enjoy your work. If you send your manuscript out to anybody and everybody you waste your time, and their time too.
There are several ways to find out more about agents and their interests, to help you find a perfect match for your work.
1. Read their website bio
The main things an agent wants you to know will likely be on their website. Each agent tends…
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