Four to eight weeks is how long a literary agent will take to get back to you on your submission – and no, that’s not a joke. Think about it. Two months. Can you imagine if someone called you with a project, or an employer for a job interview and you replied “Y’know, I just can’t get back to you for a month or two.”

Well we all know that they wouldn’t be calling you back. But that is exactly the boat first time authors are in. And here’s the kicker – we have to pay the agents who ignore us 15%!