Holy shit, Zach, you’ve seen people do these things? Clueless gets elevated to all new heights here.
Agents are BUSY. You have to capture their attention with solid, compelling writing. As in, from the outset.
Anything other than that is just a waste of everyone’s time.
My agent swears like a trooper, though I’d have never known that before she was my agent. She was all business.
Because BUSY, as I mentioned.