Thanks to C Hope Clark, I found a helpful blog by an agent. There are a number of them out there and they are helpful, so take some time and Google around. If you’re looking for an agent, take the time to read these few posts and be prepared.
A day in the life of an agent (and you thought writing was hard!) Get some perspective and maybe even a bit of sympathy for the other side
Her take on how to write a query letter (hint: it takes time to craft a good one no matter whose advice you follow)
What to do when you get The Call
What to ask an agent when you do get The Call