Friday, December 16, 2011

What the what?

"It's a cliche that a rookie's first novel is a first-person, thinly-veiled the point where I won't even read the darned things anymore.  I automatically reject these query letters...these books make me want to poke my eyes out with a pen."

I read this book review today on  I'm assuming this guy is a supposed literary agent, but is this for real?  Is this guy just being a douche-bag, or do most agents feel this way?

The novel I'm working on happens to be in the first-person, though I've been debating for a long time on whether or not to convert it to third-person subjective.  After reading that gem of a review, now I'm paranoid.

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