Finding an Agent and Publisher
You should think of the people you’re working with at each stage of the publishing process as your publishing team.
Each one contributes something different and has different interests, but what you all have in common is the desire to see your book through to publication and on to the greatest possible success.
This team can include many kinds of roles, from research assistants to publicists to designers to writing coaches, but there are three roles that will be paramount: your editor, your agent, and your publisher.
Let’s take a close look at each of them.