I love getting post. I love getting signed contracts, proof copies, invitations to parties… and I love receiving unsolicited submissions, because there is always the possibility that one of them is going to change the course of my career (and the author’s, obviously!)
I don’t think I’m alone amongst Literary Agents when I say that the working day starts the moment I wake up and check my phone for overnight emails from abroad, or early risers, or night owls – and there are always several. I’m certainly not alone when I say that the working day ends when I turn off my bedside light.
If you follow this blog, you’ll know that I absolutely love my job, but there is never enough time. I would love to be able to hold down a full time job, and read four or more novels a night, but sadly that is not possible. I have a…
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