Margaret Bail @MKDB · 22 Mar 2014

Q7: No idea of genre. Query is vague. Writing is full of exposition and needs copyediting. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 22 Mar 2014

Q6: Fantasy. Premise doesn't appeal to me. Not unique or fresh. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 22 Mar 2014

Q5: Psych thriller. Focus is too much on style and intricacy and not enough on plot and story. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 22 Mar 2014

Q4: UF. Premise doesn't spark my interest. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 22 Mar 2014

Q2: Not sure of genre. Reads as YA, but I think it's adult. I don't find plot points plausible. Not drawn in. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 21 Mar 2014

Q10: Narrative nonfiction plus memoir. Don't usually rep narrative NF, but the voice here is fabulous. I'm intrigued. Request. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 21 Mar 2014

Q9: Women's fiction. I don't represent this genre. Plus, writing is loaded with exposition/back story. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 21 Mar 2014

Q8: Historical fiction. Covers WWII era, which I'm really not interested in. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 21 Mar 2014

Q6: Historical fantasy. Premise is interesting, but writing is really wordy (adjectives/adverbs). I wasn't drawn in. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 21 Mar 2014

Q5: Scifi. Word count is a tad long. Premise isn't bad, but I really don't feel a connection to main character/voice. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 21 Mar 2014

Q4: Magical realism. Kinda fun twist on Greek myths, but word count is sorta long. Author states book isn't done w/editing.Pass #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 21 Mar 2014

Q3: Women's fiction/romance. I don't rep women's fiction. Writing also needs editing (lots of comma splices/fragments). Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 21 Mar 2014

Q2: Historical fiction. Premise seems confusing and scattered. I don't understand how it all works together. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 21 Mar 2014

Q1: Historical fiction. Some jumping back and forth in time, plus I don't feel connection to either era or characters. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 20 Mar 2014

Q10: Gamebook. Although premise is amusing, I don't rep this sort of thing. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 20 Mar 2014

Q9: Thriller. Topic doesn't interest me. Writing needs lots of editing. Structure is kind of odd. Pass. #tenqueries

Margaret Bail @MKDB · 20 Mar 2014

Q8: Sci-fi. Premise just doesn't spark my interest. Writing also needs editing. Pass. #tenqueries