letters from the query wars 7.27.2012

# of queries responded to week ending 6.8.2012: 61
# of partials/manuscripts requested: 0
genre of partials/manuscripts requested: n/a

# of queries responded to week ending 6.15.2012: 209
# of partials/manuscripts requested: 1
genre of partials/manuscripts requested: YA-paranormal

# of queries responded to week ending 6.22.2012: 151
# of partials/manuscripts requested: 2
genre of partials/manuscripts requested: YA-fantasy; literary SF

# of queries responded to week ending 6.29.2012: 129
# of partials/manuscripts requested: 3
genre of partials/manuscripts requested: YA-fantasy; YA-historical thriller; literary SF

# of queries responded to week ending 7.6.2012: 132
# of partials/manuscripts requested: 0
genre of partials/manuscripts requested: n/a

# of queries responded to week ending 7.13.2012: 78
# of partials/manuscripts requested: 0
genre of partials/manuscripts requested: n/a

# of queries responded to week ending 7.20.2012: 147
# of partials/manuscripts requested: 1
genre of partials/manuscripts requested: SF

# of queries responded to week ending 7.27.2012: 231
# of partials/manuscripts requested: 3
genre of partials/manuscripts requested: epic fantasy; near future noir; YA SF

Oldest query in my reading queue: July 20th

Please note the above sentence only applies to queries sent to query.jjackson@maassagency.com

Just catching up the stats once more. Things have been extra-busy this summer and I didn’t realize just how many weeks had passed since I’d last updated this.

2 responses to “letters from the query wars 7.27.2012

  1. I see a lot of submissions each week but little requests for partials/fulls. Is this because the writer sent you requests in the wrong genre or simply poorly written submissions.

  2. Wow. The query wars have always interested me. Thanks for continuing to post them! 🙂

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