Quote Originally Posted by Dan Rhys View Post
My understanding is that they decide what to represent based only on what the publisher has already said it is interested in. Thus, you have to be lucky that your story is what the publisher is interested in; otherwise, no matter how strong it is, the agent will ignore it.
I write romcoms. If an agent doesn't know any editors looking for romcoms, she's not going to be able to sell my book. What would be the point in that for either of us?