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What's Harder? An Agent or An Audience?

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#21 mwsinclair


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Posted 14 August 2016 - 07:54 AM

Since I basically haven't been seeking an agent for several years, I find the audience development more relevant to my experience. I think it's an ongoing challenge and perhaps the most important an author can address. If you get an agent, wonderful. Hopefully, it's a long-term relationship that is good for both parties. But an audience? That's a different type of relationship. I think of myself as part of an audience for many authors. I look forward to reading their books, whether I'm picking them up at a bookstore, ordering them online, or just getting a copy at the library. So, I aim to get my books at all those types of places and more where my potential audience is gathered.

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