d💀ngw💀n @dongwon · 9h

writers! when pitching start with your comp titles! it helps us know what kind of book you're selling us on. #querytip #SiWC17

Kaitlyn Johnson @kaitylynne13 · 1d

So, I noticed recently I've been waiting a week for 2 writers to send me their pages/full. Why do you torment me so… https://t.co/HirJ10LUhG

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

69. #querytip NICE. I may have done this just to get this far. Will periodically pick this back up but I do hav… https://t.co/EOyxoUUpZI

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

68. #querytip But following all the rules also won't guarantee you an agent, either. Know what will? Writing an und… https://t.co/FFCPOg11tw

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

67. #querytip Not following the rules might not get yourself rejected by why risk it? https://t.co/8PuFLO58VL

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

66. #querytip It's perfectly ok to make comparisons in your query to non-books like movies or TV shows. They just b… https://t.co/OX0leTYx0z

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

65. #querytip This is more specific towards fantasy, but can also apply to SF and other genres, but try to limit th… https://t.co/sMZTevAC8i

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

64. #querytip No, seriously, READ THE DAMN INSTRUCTIONS ON THE WEBSITE. https://t.co/ob37g5zPUQ

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

63. #querytip Follow the guidelines on an agency's website for how to best query them. Tailor your query to said in… https://t.co/E6AG5ldolK

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

62. #querytip If someone does offer you representation, you don't have to accept right away! You can and should ask… https://t.co/L3t4Jk5E5o

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

61. #querytip While you're querying agents, you're still working on your current WIP, yes? Good. https://t.co/oeriL2Johm

JenniferMarchSoloway @marchsoloway · 1d

#QueryTip If a submission moves me to cry, I will offer representation. And if I laugh too? Gold! https://t.co/xYgRx3foNw

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

60. #querytip Writing queries is a form of marketing. Marketing is an important part of being a published writer. I… https://t.co/lAuiuzoPdq

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

59. #querytip Being aware of an agent's social media (twitter, #MSWL , etc.) is good but referencing a post 3 years… https://t.co/lJpBN1fxl7

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

58. #querytip Please do not call your book a "fiction novel." https://t.co/19aeTRXyK7

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

57. #querytip As daunting as all of this seems, querying still works. I found over half my clients in the slush. https://t.co/r6Sio6duZZ

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

56. #querytip Does your query make you want to even read your own novel? If not, what makes you think I want to? https://t.co/aiNtSDFKz9

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

55. #querytip Novels do not have section headings (usually). I don't need a query with section headings like Plot S… https://t.co/vCrfKV6njS

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

54. #querytip Be aware of formatting. It's not that important, but at least make sure everything looks consistent?… https://t.co/tuggWwXhip

Sam Morgan @samroebuck · 1d

53. #querytip Super personal opinion, but I don't think it's worth the risk mis-gendering someone to address them a… https://t.co/5GgHiRs1rp