Welcome Melissa Jeglinski, until recently a Senior Editor with Harlequin Enterprises, now a new agent with The Knight Agency.
Tell us about yourself, your agency, and your role in the organization.
I majored in English with a writing concentration at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Right after graduation, I moved to New York City to begin a seventeen-year career with Harlequin Enterprises. I started with that organization as an editorial assistant and left as Senior Editor for Silhouette Desire. I've just recently made the move into agenting and found a wonderful home at The Knight Agency.
As associate agent/submission coordinator, I wear several hats. I review the agency's unsolicited submissions. And I am also available to give editorial input to my fellow agents and their clients. I am slowly building my own client list and find that quite rewarding.
What inspired you to move from editing to agenting? [Read more...]