My clients. I know it was just #agentsday, but truly, I wouldn't be who or where I am without all of my fabulous clients!
When writers pretend to have an offer of representation so that I'll read faster.
Oh yes, this happens. And guess what? I also have lots of agent friends and...we ALL know when this happens, because we totally talk to one another. Trust me: you do this, and you set yourself up for failure. You'll get a faster response, sure...but just a faster "no."
Agent Jennifer Laughran wrote a great post all about this, and offer of representation etiquette you should check out!