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Discuss literary agents and agenting... Need help with your query letter? Post it here for feedback! This is a publicly viewable forum.

  1. Can you do this in a query?

    "I am being chased by gunmen.” He panted. “Sir, you know the FBI has a warrant out for your arrest,” the 911 operator replied. “So come and get...

    Started by Dented Halo‎, 10-24-2009 11:11 PM
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  2. Amazing Web. I found about Romance Agents

    Hey everyone! This is for all the romance, or historical fiction writers out there. I found this really good website made by a romance writer to help...

    Started by Valency Driscoll‎, 04-26-2007 09:40 PM
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  3. Thanks, Epy!

    "In Writers Digest this month, there is an article specific to agents that represent gay novels." Actually, Epy, it's gay publishers, not agents....

    Started by green ray‎, 10-26-2007 02:06 PM
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  4. Q&A session w/ Maya Rock from Writer's House

    Maya Rock from Writer's House Literary Agency will be on www.yacreativewriting.blogspot.com in August to answer your questions about YA literature. ...

    Started by Sasha Tomaszycki‎, 07-24-2006 12:05 PM
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    07-24-2006, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  5. Ack! Genre bending!

    I'm trying to label my ms with a genre. My intention is to promote it as urban fantasy (vampire mythology in modern city setting), but I read...

    Started by Aimee G‎, 07-03-2008 06:05 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-05-2008, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  6. Agents wanting CV's

    I notice that a number of Agents request CV's to go with Query letters and often the first 3 chapters. I realise that this makes a lot of sense for...

    Started by Chris Bullock‎, 10-24-2009 08:44 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-27-2009, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  7. Publishing Company - Christian work

    Hello everyone, I wrote last week about getting a literary agent for a single poem. Anyway, I submitted my poem entitled "The Gospels" to a...

    Started by Sheila Campbell‎, 07-31-2008 03:06 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-01-2008, 09:46 AM Go to last post
  8. Query/ Cover Letters

    Okay, well a few publishing sites I've been to have asked for cover letters, not query letters? Is there really a difference between the two? If so,...

    Started by brittney voyles‎, 02-11-2009 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-11-2009, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  9. Think I've got it now.

    Forgive me for doing the constant revision thing, but I was just looking again at what Just me suggested. At first, I didn't like the cuts he/she...

    Started by Eric Hammer‎, 02-19-2007 05:28 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-19-2007, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  10. Could someone take a look...Query Letter

    With the help of L Bea., I have a created an agent query letter that I would like to have someone critique. It's almost there but it needs a fresh...

    Started by Bob Kler‎, 08-16-2005 05:33 AM
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  11. For Cindy Kay

    Dear Cindy, You probably don't check the boards here much any more but I thought it was worth a try. I wrote you off boards at the email posted on...

    Started by Janice W-D‎, 07-21-2008 11:43 AM
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  12. Bio -- now what?

    I sent a query letter and synopsis to an agent (one of many many many) and got a fairly quick response back, asking for an author's bio. No...

    Started by Ron Allen‎, 07-19-2008 09:07 AM
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    07-20-2008, 05:07 AM Go to last post
  13. Newest version of query

    With even more details. Better? Dear Agent, LOST FROM LEGEND is an 84,000 word fantasy. After losing his memory in battle against an evil...

    Started by Billy Wong‎, 01-30-2009 08:17 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    01-31-2009, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  14. Q&A with agents and more

    I've been cleaning up my websites and it reminded me that the members here might be interested in a Q&A session with four successful literary agents....

    Started by Dee Power‎, 09-07-2007 03:06 PM
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    09-07-2007, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  15. How many months?

    How long does a term of exculsivity usually run?

    Started by Savannah Thorne‎, 07-20-2007 08:43 AM
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    07-20-2007, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  16. Young Adult Query - Revised

    Based on comments,I have attempted this revision. Thanks. I am currently a member of the Romance Writers of America and I was excited when I read...

    Started by Hopeful Florida‎, 07-21-2008 07:16 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-21-2008, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  17. AAR (or not)

    This is a pretty basic question, and I think I know the answer, but I thought I'd bring it up in case I'm missing something. How important is it...

    Started by Josh Lemay‎, 10-23-2009 09:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-24-2009, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  18. meeting with editors

    I am going to a convention in two months and there will be five editors there. I have always heard that it is better to obtain an agent first and not...

    Started by Johnny Ray‎, 09-02-2008 06:18 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-05-2008, 06:09 AM Go to last post
  19. 2007 Backspace Writers Conference - now accepting

    Hi, all - Chris and I wanted to let everyone know that Backspace is now accepting registrations for the 2007 Backspace Writers Conference. Cost...

    Started by Karen Dionne‎, 09-13-2006 08:04 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    09-13-2006, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  20. New Agency Info

    Got the name of Mathews Literary Agency in Beechgrove, TN from WritersNet. Know anything about them? The home page is not available.

    Started by Susan C.‎, 02-14-2002 03:32 AM
    • Replies: 0
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