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Joost Elffers

My New York Literary Agent Literally Arrived on My Doorstep

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As I was furiously writing my memoir, at times it would cross my mind what I was going to do with it when I was finished. What were the next steps in birthing a book? At my first writer’s retreat, I was told not to worry about those details but instead get it all on paper. I was obedient and wrote and wrote until I had reached 100,000 words. And then I stopped. I had gone as far as I could without specifically seeking a literary agent. So, it was “done.” I now had a full-blown project and it was time to go to the place where I find all the answers and next steps. I know it may sound…

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