Here's a guy who knows the story from all sides, and is not afraid to tell it like it is.
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Should Agents Publish? (Writers Beware!)
AGENTS, ERR... PUBLISHERS...?
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The answer to this question is a resounding don't even try to argue with me NO!
How can I say this when so many have neat little answers? Because it is like having your lawyer be your judge. In the last few months I have seen the book agent turn tail and not only abandon all ethics of their business, but chase the money like so many drowning rats. Am I being to harsh? Maybe, but I have good reason.
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