What If It Takes 12 Years to Get an Agent? – by Catherine Baab-Muguira…

on Jane Friedman site:

About a week before my nonfiction debut went to auction, I received two requests from editors who planned to bid if I did what they asked.

The first editor wanted me to take my 4,000-word writing sample and rewrite it in a purely comedic vein.

The second requested a rewrite, too, only he wanted me to make the book ultra-serious.

No jokes.

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