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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. For some reason, I'm leary about...

    ....querying agents based in CA. Even when they've got a big "$" by their name on P&E. Am I being totally neurotic?

    Started by A Writer‎, 08-12-2005 08:29 AM
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  2. Bart...Mya...Leslee....someone...anyone....

    My ex-agent, who has received my certified letter of terminataion, just called me and yelled at me. She yelled at me and called me names and hung...

    Started by A Writer‎, 08-08-2005 03:20 PM
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  3. So, what are your reasons?

    Those of you in the midst of Mission: Agent Seek -- So you've got your list of agents to query. You've been querying in batches. Naturally...

    Started by A Writer‎, 08-07-2005 02:34 PM
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    08-08-2005, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  4. Have any of you ever....

    ...queried an agent outside the US?

    Started by A Writer‎, 08-04-2005 11:22 AM
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    08-04-2005, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  5. On indenting paragraphs and what's "right&quo

    Obviously a paragraph gets a 1-tab indentation. But what about the first paragraph of each new chapter? Often, the first paragraph is not...

    Started by A Writer‎, 08-03-2005 11:04 AM
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    08-04-2005, 02:13 PM Go to last post
  6. I want to take a wee minute to...

    ..express my appreciation to those of you who have shared your thoughts on my evolving query. I don't take the sacrifice of your time lightly. ...

    Started by A Writer‎, 08-01-2005 01:10 PM
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    08-02-2005, 06:01 AM Go to last post
  7. Gulp....Please Critique: Latest Query Version

    Nedd Braylaern, who doesn’t fear death, has to fight for the army of his enemy. His sister Marian, who fears almost everything, discovers that the...

    Started by A Writer‎, 08-01-2005 10:25 AM
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  8. Query -- I'm feeling naked, but please critique

    Twelve-year-old Marian Braylaern is afraid that her brother will be killed. Seveth Raye has been oppressed and ruled by the kingdom of Delthe for...

    Started by A Writer‎, 07-29-2005 12:14 PM
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    07-30-2005, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  9. A big THANKS to many of you....and update...

    Several of you have been very supportive, encouraging, and helpful as I've walked through this "ending the agent relationship" drama. I can't...

    Started by A Writer‎, 07-29-2005 06:25 AM
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    07-29-2005, 05:29 PM Go to last post
  10. Another Dumb Question about a synopsis..

    (Am I being self-deprecating or what?) Does it begin with a hook similar to a query letter? Might one use the same hook for both? (Guess...

    Started by A Writer‎, 07-27-2005 07:50 AM
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  11. Heyyyy you guys -- I need a pep talk!

    No big deal, really.....but your insight has been invaluable since I've joined here, so I'm hoping you'll have at this one for me. I've grumbled...

    Started by A Writer‎, 05-24-2005 02:11 PM
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    05-25-2005, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  12. Donna Eastman

    I've respected your answers here as well as your willingness to be a source of encouragement and information to writers. Thank you! Would you...

    Started by A Writer‎, 05-19-2005 08:19 AM
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    05-23-2005, 11:29 AM Go to last post
  13. Question for those of you who have landed an agent

    So, you've queried your butt off, you've landed an agent who liked your manuscript, and you've signed in blood (well, almost). What is the next...

    Started by A Writer‎, 05-10-2005 04:37 PM
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    05-11-2005, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  14. What does an agent mean when she says..

    that a MS needs to be "tightened up a little" ??

    Started by A Writer‎, 05-05-2005 01:32 PM
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  15. Real-Life Examples of Non-answered Emails

    These are some examples of my actual words to my agent in emails that were NEVER ANSWERED over the course of the last 10 months: 1. We are leaving...

    Started by A Writer‎, 05-03-2005 12:54 PM
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  16. Concerning signed contracts with agents...

    Do those of you who have agents hold in your possession a signed copy of your contract? That is, after you signed, did your agent sign and then...

    Started by A Writer‎, 05-03-2005 12:12 PM
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    05-03-2005, 08:07 PM Go to last post
  17. Question: What is the role of

    an "editorial assistant" in an agency?

    Started by A Writer‎, 04-28-2005 02:21 PM
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    04-29-2005, 12:22 PM Go to last post
  18. Words, Words, Words -- too many, too few???

    139,000 words for a fantasy novel, 10-14 or 12-16-year-old age group. Too long? Too short? Too perfect? Thoughts?

    Started by A Writer‎, 04-25-2005 02:02 PM
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  19. Email addresses

    Folks, I need some assistance in harvesting some email addresses for places such as ST and Harris and PublishAmerica and so forth.

    Started by A Writer‎, 04-29-2004 02:34 PM
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    04-30-2004, 05:36 AM Go to last post
  20. sydra

    has anyone here worked with the sydra agency? is it a good agency to work with?

    Started by a writer‎, 11-21-2002 07:31 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-21-2002, 01:58 PM Go to last post

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