letters from the query wars 1.13.2012

# of queries responded to this week: 171
# of partials/manuscripts requested: 0
genre of partials/manuscripts requested: n/a

Some reminders inspired by this week’s queries….

* Please send a query letter (with pitch), the first five pages (formatted for email), and a synopsis (1-5 pages) as per the submission guidelines. All pasted into the email. There were quite a few queries with no pages and/or no synopsis this week.

* Please do not send attachments.

* If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, what is re-sending the same query repeatedly?

* Things I do not represent: picture books, memoirs, screenplays. (This is not an all-inclusive list. Just examples from this week. Please check the submission guidelines for more info.)

One response to “letters from the query wars 1.13.2012

  1. Haha, always good reminders! Though the biggest reminder here is to do the research first before querying.

    Thanks!

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