Meg LaTorre-Snyder📚 @MegLaTorre · 4d

Q1: YA HF: Cool concept, OK writing, but not for me. PASS #tenqueries

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q10: YA SFF. Intriguing & unique. Intense obstacles. Sample was polished and voice captured my attn. Partial. #tenqueries #querywin

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q9: Told me all about them, no MS. Passed. Emailed back to tell me why I should rep + sample of our imaginary meet-cute. PASS 😒 #tenqueries

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q8: SFF. Don't need to know this is the Nth draft of Nth novel. Mary Sue MC. What are the stakes, what's the story? Pass. #tenqueries

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q7: YA, tho better suited for younger MG/possibly CB. Too many exclamation points sample. Use that punctuation sparingly. Pass. #tenqueries

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q6: YA Fantasy. Concept sounds neat, but it's unclear what the stakes are/why this talent is important/can change kingdom. Pass. #tenqueries

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q5: Fantasy. Query poses loads of questions. Paragraphs of philosophical rambling before diving into 2 lines about ms. Pass. #tenqueries

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q4: YA, sounds like WF. Lacks plot, claims to be commercial/not literary. Word count very low. Know your audience/genre! Pass. #tenqueries

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q3: WF. Comp titles & query spot on (fav books, fav elements in books, MSWL call). Accessible voice in sample. Partial #tenqueries #querywin

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q2: Poetry (which I do not represent). No sample provided. Follow submission guidelines, please! Pass. #tenqueries

Laura Crockett 🍂☕️ @LECrockett · 4d

Q1: YA F. Query poses questions ("How would you feel if...?"). Sample attempts atmospheric, takes too long to grab attn. Pass. #tenqueries

Abby Saul @BookySaul · 4d

My favorite #querywin moments always start with a genre that's on my rep list and a word count in that genre's sweet spot.

Meg LaTorre-Snyder📚 @MegLaTorre · 1w

PB Q10: Query focused a little too much on bio & not enough on plot. Writing was strong but the ending needs to be tweaked. R&R! #tenqueries

Meg LaTorre-Snyder📚 @MegLaTorre · 1w

PB Q9: Super dialogue-heavy. Topic was OK, but no clear hook. PASS #tenqueries

Meg LaTorre-Snyder📚 @MegLaTorre · 1w

PB Q8: Adorable topic, good writing, but no distinct plot/character. Possible R&R? MAYBE #tenqueries

Meg LaTorre-Snyder📚 @MegLaTorre · 1w

PB Q7: Cutesy animal story w/ surprising twist. Unfortunately, writing wasn’t quite there. PASS #tenqueries

Meg LaTorre-Snyder📚 @MegLaTorre · 1w

PB Q6: Again, yay diversity! Hooked me w/ awesome topic, but writing needed work. PASS #tenqueries

Meg LaTorre-Snyder📚 @MegLaTorre · 1w

PB Q5: Strong query & important diversity topic, but manuscript needs editing. MAYBE #tenqueries

Meg LaTorre-Snyder📚 @MegLaTorre · 1w

PB Q4: Christmas story w/ an angle that’s been done before. PASS #tenqueries

Meg LaTorre-Snyder📚 @MegLaTorre · 1w

PB Q3: Interesting story idea but the MS read like a journalism article. PASS #tenqueries