Any author or literary agent moms on? I am asking for a friend (wish it was me! :). An agent reached out to her last week, read her work in a journal and wanted to see her novel...
(she lists her novel as "seeking representation" on her website). She's so damn excited and is sending it to the agent today. Then -- another agent reached out! What is the protocol for this? Can she send to both, and just politely say two places have reached out to her? Can she only send to one at a time? She's panicking. I thought I would ask the hive mind. :)
both, and she doesn't need to mention that it's being read by another agent unless one of the agents asks--and then she should be honest. no need to tell them which other agent is...(more)9-21-2015 12:51pm