Man, that's just painful to TYPE! I've been doing a bit of research ("a bit" being the key there) and I think I may be too harsh (who? ME?!?) on this agent thing.
Okay, so I won't write off anyone that charges me basic fees AFTER a sale, of course. No upfront fees or it's a high-heel to the nads, baby. AND, I decided I don't really care WHAT someone does in their free time. I mean, I crochet afghans and ponchos (to earn money for Nationals) and THAT takes away frommy writing, so why can't an agent be an agent during the workday, and a writer at night? I guess I'd only have a concern if they wrote the same genre as I do. (I mean, why push my book if they have their own, yanno?)
So there ya go. My list is open once again. I do have some I'd never consider, but for other reasons. And why this agent issue is bugging me so badly right now, don't ask, cuz I don't know.
I'm in a great deal of pain tonight. Tried to go a day without my usual medical cocktail, and now I know I officially CANNOT do that. ~sigh~
I'm off to watch FATAL ATTRACTION and crochet. I'm almost done with another blanket. If anyone's interested, let me know and I'll post pics of my work.
~Dream sweet when you get there~