How do I find an agent?

Dear Writer Guy, Do you have any information on how to find a publishing agent?  I have written a couple of children’s stories (ages 3 to 7)  — and, yes!  I am a new writer — and I am at the stage of taking a leap to find a publishing agent. I work full time in a …
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Why is publishing so disorganized?

Dear Writer Guy, Why is publishing so disorganized, compared to other industries? Sincerely, Anonymous Writer (from SCBWI North-Central CA)   Dear A.W., I agree — from the outside, publishing looks much more disorganized than, say, the office supplies or plumbing industry.  Unlike plumbers, editors seem to take forever to reply to your query (assuming they reply at all).  If you’re lucky …
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