If you’re only new to the writing game and are thinking it would be easier if you could just send your work straight to a publisher without trying to get an agent then STOP. Don’t do anything till you read Editorial Ass’s blog about your very problem. She lists quite clearly why you need an agent. And she’s an editor, so she’s not just trying to drum up a bit of business for herself.

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  1. Speakeasy » Blog Archive » Editors - Always in Style,

    […] Following on from an earlier post about why you need an agent, Richard Curtis has written a brilliant article over at The Writer’s Edge about how necessary editors are to writing. It certainly warms the cockles of my heart to hear that people won’t soon be able to simply publish their blog posts and random scribblings without first going through the editorial process. […]

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