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#1 of 6 Old 05-20-2009, 01:02 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Do I need an agent?
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Do I need an agent?
Short question, short answer. For a short story / article, no. For a commercial novel, yes. For a literary / experimental novel that is more of a small press material, not necessarily.

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Depends where you want to get published.
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are agents and editors the same thing?

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No.
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are agents and editors the same thing?

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An agent can suggest editorial changes (a good, very involved agent), but no, not the same thing.

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