I’ve had an interesting couple of weeks. I’ve been talking to an agent about a book proposal. The book is already written but in talking to the agent I’ve come to realize that in order for him to take me on as a client I would need to entirely rewrite the book. I gave his suggestions a shot with a few pages the other day and he still wasn’t happy. This is after a series of rejections about another book proposal with the same agent.
I kind of have the feeling that no matter what I do, no matter how I rewrite the book, there’ll be parts of it he’s not satisfied with.
This is a problem for me.
Once I finish a large task to acceptable standards I rarely like to go back and re-evaluate. I’m all for editing but entirely rewriting a whole book just looms too large for me. Read More →