Jim McCarthy

November 7, 2012

Never Underestimate the Power of Twitter and Text Messaging

aka how I found out an agent offered me representation. I am THRILLED to announce that I am now represented by Jim McCarthy of Dystel & Goderich I met Jim when I attended the NINC conference in White Plains, New York a week and a half ago.  He was on the infamous agent roundtable discussion. (You can read Jim’s take on it here.)  The panel got quite heated, but Jim was the voice of reason through it all. I liked that he was EXCITED about the future of publishing and I could tell it wasn’t lip service to a room full of multi-published authors. He MEANT it.  He kept his head and his temper and he made ME excited that I could find an agent who would get excited about who I am, what I’ve done, and wants to partner with me to build my career. After the panel, I approached him and told him how impressed I was with how he handled himself. I asked him when he thought I would be attractive to an agent. (Some of the agents on the panel made it clear that my sales figures didn’t qualify me for their league.) He told me […]