Janet Reid

Literary Agent

By day I'm a literary agent in NYC. By night I'm the QueryShark. My favorite color is fuchsia. I love maps, interrobangs, and twisty plot lines.

Janet Reid
@Janet_Reid
Literary Agent
By day I'm a literary agent in NYC. By night I'm the QueryShark. My favorite color is fuchsia. I love maps, interrobangs, and twisty plot lines.
1 MSWL
31 Tips
Janet Reid
@Janet_Reid
Literary Agent
By day I'm a literary agent in NYC. By night I'm the QueryShark. My favorite color is fuchsia. I love maps, interrobangs, and twisty plot lines.
1 MSWL
31 Tips

There are NO circumstances I can think of when it would be wise to compare your work to Hemingway in a query. NONE. #pubtip

Janet Reid
@Janet_Reid
Literary Agent
By day I'm a literary agent in NYC. By night I'm the QueryShark. My favorite color is fuchsia. I love maps, interrobangs, and twisty plot lines.
1 MSWL
31 Tips

I don't understand why anyone refers to themself in the third person in a query. The correct form is "I wrote" and "I have written" #PubTip