Laura Zats @LZats · 4d

Q155: YA that seemed like it was gritty for the sake of grit. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 4d

Q154: YA, but feels way too young. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 4d

Q153: book doesn’t quite know where it belongs, and I can’t sell that. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 4d

Q152: Referral that seems like it could be pretty great. Request! #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 4d

Q151: SF. Not bad, just not quite what makes me go “oooh!” #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 1w

Q150: Seriously guys. I don’t care WHY you wrote your book yet. Just tell me about it. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 1w

Q148: I’m tapped out on Greek and Roman fantasy. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 1w

Q147: Sorry, but I can’t get behind a sexually violent MC. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 1w

Q145: Erotica. I do not think it means what you think it means. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 1w

Q144: Boring romance toeing the edge of WF. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 1w

Q143: I do not abide by writer-bashing ever, but especially in queries. Pass. #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 1w

Q142: I never have and never will accept autobiographical erotica #500queries

Laura Zats @LZats · 1w

Q141: MG spacey adventure. Kind of meh. Pass. #500queries

Laura Crockett @LECrockett · 1w

Q10: WF. Has a very Southern Kate Morton feel to it. Partial. #querywin #tenqueries

Laura Crockett @LECrockett · 1w

Q9: SF. Spent more time defending 3rd person POV than on pitching the project. Pass. #tenqueries

Laura Crockett @LECrockett · 1w

Q8: "Mystery set in X. Characters try to solve mystery." TIP: A query is like a book jacket. Show me why I should read it. Pass. #tenqueries

Laura Crockett @LECrockett · 1w

Q7: Chick lit. Overuse of italics and capitalized words in query and sample. Like exclamation points, use sparingly. Pass. #tenqueries