Breaking news: Today, this happened:
— Jen Corkill Hunt (@Jen_Corkill) July 14, 2016
It’s true! I now have an agent, and I think we fit together fabulously well. I feel so blessed and fortunate to have hit such a huge milestone in my writing journey.
*Disclaimer, I don’t usually make multiple posts in a week. It’s just been that kind of week. Don’t abandon ship if you think I’m going to bombard you with posts. I won’t. I promise.*
I know that this is big, and I am truly humbled because I have not been on this journey for nearly as long as others have been. The first book that I bought related to this business was the 2015 Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market. Yes, that was last year. Look at how worn it is though. Clearly, I got my money’s worth.
In total, I queried less than 10 agents since I started. I know that I am one of the lucky ones, and I don’t take that for granted. While some prefer not to go the agented route, this was definitely something that I wanted from the very beginning. I now feel like I have some muscle-a strong and super efficient support system. I feel like
This. Just. Got. Real.