Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Publication and Editors

From: Terrill Lankford (
Date: 23 Apr 2002

Sally Jane Driscoll wrote:

> I spent a couple of years working part-time for a
> literary agent. A lot of our work involved spiffing up
> fiction mss. before the publishers got them. We did
> everything from restructuring plots and rewriting
> (which were then okayed by the author) to basic
> grammar correction. According to my former boss, this
> is a service that a good agent should be able to
> provide.

Sure. If he wants to get thrown out of a window by a good writer.


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