I didn't really think that this would require a post, but from the questions I've gotten, I think I need to make one. In short:
- Yes - I left my old agency.
- Yes - I have a new agent.
- No - there is not some super sekrit nefarious reason this happened.
- Yes - I still recommend Suzie to people who are querying YA. She's a terrific agent who got me two amazing deals with amazing publishers, and did it quickly.
The split was amicable; it happens.
When a writer signs on with an agent, and an agent signs on with a client, both are basically agreeing to work with a stranger. You don't know how work styles, writing styles, and personalities will mesh. Sometimes they don't dovetail. Sometimes, as situations change, a mutual walk-away is the best course of action for everyone.
I have a fabulous new agent - Laura Rennert from Andrea Brown Lit.
Suzie has fabulous new clients to go with her fabulous existing ones. (One has a book out today - just sayin'.) and will continue to make them fabulous deals.
End of story.
Don't make me put on my angry eyes.