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Mary C. Moore @Mary_C_Moore · 5d

San Francisco Writers Foundation charity auction items here: https://t.co/2HxXfCUPfg Auction ends 1/27. @SFWC https://t.co/GTmlgmnXJJ

Oh hey. I'm doing a query and sample pgs critique for charity! #askagent #querytip https://t.co/7eXDiXK6B1

Carly Watters @carlywatters · 5d

FYI writers, I'm ending new content on my wordpress blog: https://t.co/ZRRiCZcCco But leaving it up so you can refer back to it. #pubtip

Here are some of my favorite posts from over the years you might want to bookmark #pubtip #amwriting #askagent

jennifer laughran @literaticat · 1w

I'm on a tear of question answering over at #AskAgent tumblr - I'm not going to link to them each individually. https://t.co/S4Nr6Yny3Z

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

I know genres come and go, but are there any in particular that you're sick of? (At the moment) #askPSLA

@carliMAREE Nope! I'm looking for books in all genres for Middle Grade and Young Adult. I love variety. #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

#askPSLA sorry to be a Hermione here BUT. Does rejection-bc-too-similar-to-client apply to just an agent's roster or whole agency's roster?

@gabriellaienzi That's a tough one! Sounds like a personal reason for rejecting, so probably that specific agent's roster. #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

Are magical realism novels selling right now? #askPSLA

@WF_writerEM Sure are! I love, love, love magical realism. #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

I'm eighteen and I'm just starting to query but I don't have a lot to write in my Bio. Would an agent dismiss me because of that? #askPSLA

@megan_gables Nope! Most agents will happily represent new writers. We love launching careers. #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

Do your wishes on #MSWL ever "expire"? #askPSLA

@FictionCity Sometimes! But we try to keep things updated as much as possible. Check the dates & look for the most recent info! #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

What is the best way/ how do you nudge an agent once you've sent a query but haven't had a response? #askPSLA

@carliMAREE Most agencies will have response times on website. Some (like us) don't respond unless they want to see more material. #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

How many email subscribers for an Author's Platform makes you think "Wow, this writer is kicking ass, I'll sign them?" #askPSLA

@AJDejongbooks I wouldn't sign an author on platform alone. The writing needs to be kick-ass first! #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

#askPSLA MS where mom/daughter are separated & both think other is dead. Is it ok if query sticks to MC POV or do I need to say mom's alive?

@gabriellaienzi I think you could do this either way. Stick with whatever makes the pitch sound the most intriguing! ;) #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

Anything trends or common things you're seeing over and over again in your slush pile right now? #askpsla

@KdeVosAuthor MG fantasy w/ portal to another world (not right for me right now). All I can think of! Queries have been diverse. #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

If an agent at PSLA decides to pass on a query, are you open to submit to another agent? #askPSLA

@DanaNuens A pass is generally a pass from the agency. Possible exception: someone adds a new wish list item that fits your work. #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

In a query: should I mention that I am a successful freelancer but have no published fiction? #askpsla

@rashworthwrites Sure! Nothing wrong with highlighting your experience. #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

As a new writer, how do know when I'm actually ready to query as opposed to wishfully ready? #askPSLA

@marthastickle You can't think of more to revise in your manuscript. You're ready to think about the business side of writing. #askPSLA

Maria Vicente @msmariavicente · 1w

Do most literary agents (at least you guys) ACTUALLY read through each query submitted? Or at least glance at them? :) #askPSLA

@AJDejongbooks We definitely, 100%, absolutely review every query letter sent to us at @PSLiterary . #askPSLA

jennifer laughran @literaticat · 1w

TUMBLR Q: "My book doesn't seem to be quite ready for prime-time - what to do?" MY ANSWER: https://t.co/zz1VtO3b8g #AskAgent

jennifer laughran @literaticat · 1w

Have publishing questions? I've enabled ANONYMOUS questions on the #AskAgent tumblr. Please don't make me regret it! https://t.co/9cUjDoK1jN

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · 2w

Writers! I have a place to ask your publishing questions (anonymously, if desired) here: https://t.co/XVfGT0NOPZ #askagent