Misty Williams @misty_williams_ · 2w

Q10 YA: Didn’t follow guidelines. No information about the book. Pass #tenqueries

Misty Williams @misty_williams_ · 2w

Q9 Romance: No hook. Not sure what the story is about. Pass #tenqueries

Misty Williams @misty_williams_ · 2w

Q8 Thriller: Good start in the query, but the first pages didn’t hold up. Pass #tenqueries

Misty Williams @misty_williams_ · 2w

Q7 Fantasy: Short for this genre. Info dump. Pass #tenqueries

Misty Williams @misty_williams_ · 2w

Q6 Paranormal: Dear Publisher. Not for me. Info dump. Pass #tenqueries

Misty Williams @misty_williams_ · 2w

Q5 Thriller: Hello. What kind of introduction is that? Pass #tenqueries

Misty Williams @misty_williams_ · 2w

Q4 Genre? To whom it may concern. No details about the book. Pass #tenqueries

Misty Williams @misty_williams_ · 2w

Q3 Mystery: Dear Publisher. Way too long. Pass #tenqueries

Misty Williams @misty_williams_ · 2w

Q2 YA Fantasy: Not for me. Didn’t hook or interest me. Pass #tenqueries

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette · 2w

Q10: YA. Intriguing, but introduces a LOT of concepts with no clear explanation for how they all fit together. I'm bummed but--Pass.

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette · 2w

Q9: Thriller. Looking a little derivative, and I'm not in love with the writing. Pass.

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette · 2w

Q7: I don't represent screenplays. Pass.

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette · 2w

Q6: YA Fantasy. The scope of the story doesn't seem to match up with the word count, but it retells a cool myth, so I'll take a closer look.

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette · 2w

Q5: Literary fiction. The author can write, but it's just not for me--a little too typical of midcentury "classic literary fiction." Pass.

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette · 2w

Q4: PB. Rhyming couplets (ugh) and been-done premise. Pass.

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette · 2w

Q3: Horror. WAYYYYYYY too long. Pass.

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette · 2w

Q2: Contemp YA. Interesting voice, but the premise doesn't grab me. Pass.

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette · 2w

Q1: PB. Cute premise and mostly good/thoughtful execution, but the end needs significant tweaking. I'll think about it.