Everyone has an opinion about whether you should get professional editing before querying agents with your manuscript. There’s the story about the agent who turned down the author once he found out someone else had edited the manuscript. There’s the story about the agent who claims she no longer reads sloppy manuscripts because she gets so many clean ones.
The field seems to be split between old-school types searching for authors with relatively developed skills and newer agents who just want clean submissions. Both have the rationales to back up their opinions. Here’s what you need to know.
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