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Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 2d

@amy_marden At least you didn't club the agent with a baton. THAT also is not recommended. #querytip

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 2d

If you pitch me in person, don't recite your pitch like a poem, or read it. If you just read it, you could have just emailed me. #querytip

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 2d

Share your query with non-writers. If they're not impressed, it needs work. Remember: they are the largest segment of book buyers #querytip .

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 2d

When you pitch agents at conferences, don't be nervous. We enjoy meeting every writer. We like and admire creative people. #querytip

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 6d

I deeply dislike it when writers use the word "forward" when they mean "foreword." And YES, I will reject a query j… https://t.co/wQCjwuAnlB

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 1w

If YOUR query is better than this, you at least have a chance of getting an agent. #querytip #agentlife https://t.co/Ti7hAAGAGn

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 1w

I could really use some great nonfiction. I don't care if it's for YA, MG, PB, or Adult. #MSWL

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 3w

If you write,or even agent,to a trend,you will find yourself so far behind,as the trend has already left the building. #agentlife #querytip

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 3w

In non-fiction, be it for adults or kids, I would love to LEARN. Widen my horizons. Teach me about different cultures, beliefs. #MSWL

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 3w

In non-fiction, be it for adults or kids, I would love to LEARN. Teach me something I don't know. Enlighten me. #MSWL

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 3w

So when I re-open to queries again next week, THAT is what I want: GREAT books. Make me laugh or cry or fear or give me hope. #MSWL #query

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · 3w

OK, I have a book that just knocked off CARAVAL as my favorite book. SIX FOUR is the best book I've read in years.… https://t.co/YzJFdUD0Un

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · Feb 12

"Dear Ms. Stender, Correcting your probable fear my novel was..." Don't assume what I fear, but address me correctly. PASS. #querytip

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · Feb 10

The longer I am in this business, the more I believe a writer needs to spend almost as much time on the query as on the book. #querytip

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · Feb 9

Not a good start to the day when the first query states "Genre: Various" (huh?) & the query is signed with initials (name please).#querytip

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · Feb 8

To anyone who sends me the following: "Can I send you my query letter?" I have no answer. I can't respond. #querytip #agentlife #reallife

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · Feb 7

When you query me, don't start with questions, especially not with 'have you ever wondered?' No, I haven't. PASS. #querytip #agentlife

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · Feb 7

It's an automatic PASS when writers in their query tell me that "John Doe" recommended me, but I have no idea who that is. #querytip

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD · Jan 30

When I say YES, I unequivocally love the project. When I say NO, I don't. It's not about you, it's about the project. #querytip #agentlife