Kody Keplinger is celebrating today as Agent Appreciation Day with a post about how she appreciates her agent. In honor of today, I thought I would include other posts I find and a shout out to the agent in my corner: Jim McCarthy. Here are the top 3 reasons I think he's a huge can of awesome.
3. The man has the speed of a cheetah. Jim's incredibly fast and responds to my emails and concerns quickly and efficiently. I sometimes wonder if I wasn't the only one surgically attached to the computer. *sigh* I'm not alone. He isn't on twitter (not that I know of) but he does blog though with D&G. Thank you Jim for reading my manuscript so quickly and offering to represent me.
2. Jim has a fabulous critical eye. During revisions Jim caught quite a few holes that slipped past my critique partners. He helped me polish my manuscript to make it even shiner. Thanks Jim! (He even found the humorous stuff funny.)
1. He remains calm when I hit the panic button. I'm in the middle of submissions and Jim's the calm cucumber as I ramble on about the stresses of submissions. I can almost imagine him typing the email with a smile. Thanks Jim for enduring my emails. =) From your other clients I know you do such a fine job and I wanted to say thank you today for your hard work. It is appreciated.
You can find a long list of shout outs on Lisa and Laura's blog for their agent Catherine Drayton.