I actually made it up Anna Sabino.
John Markowski

Hehehe, there was a lot of truth in what you wrote that’s for sure. Yes, I highly recommend pitching agents. The exposure they can get you is fantastic. i wrote about my publishing journey and finding an agent here https://writingcooperative.com/my-path-to-signing-with-a-top-nyc-literary-agent-9f140f78014b

Good Luck!