Jennie Goloboy Is CLOSED TO QUERIES!

Literary Agent

Donald Maass Literary Agency

Literary Agent, DMLA. Charleston and the Emergence of Middle-Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era @ugapress '16, Obviously, Aliens @qospress '21. #vp20

Jennie Goloboy is CLOSED TO QUERIES!
@JennieGoloboy
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, DMLA. Charleston and the Emergence of Middle-Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era @ugapress '16, Obviously, Aliens @qospress '21. #vp20
86 MSWL
42 Tips

I'm okay if your protagonist has a morally suspect job (pirate, assassin), but you need to acknowledge it's a morally suspect job. #pubtip

Jennie Goloboy is CLOSED TO QUERIES!
@JennieGoloboy
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, DMLA. Charleston and the Emergence of Middle-Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era @ugapress '16, Obviously, Aliens @qospress '21. #vp20
86 MSWL
42 Tips
Jennie Goloboy is CLOSED TO QUERIES!
@JennieGoloboy
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, DMLA. Charleston and the Emergence of Middle-Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era @ugapress '16, Obviously, Aliens @qospress '21. #vp20
86 MSWL
42 Tips

Something I don't like in a #query-- "very" used as an adjective. "His very soul!" "Her very freedom!" Suggests stodgy prose to me. #pubtip

Jennie Goloboy is CLOSED TO QUERIES!
@JennieGoloboy
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, DMLA. Charleston and the Emergence of Middle-Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era @ugapress '16, Obviously, Aliens @qospress '21. #vp20
86 MSWL
42 Tips

A form reject is not the opening of a negotiation. When I say no, I mean it. Send me a different project. #pubtip pubtip

Jennie Goloboy is CLOSED TO QUERIES!
@JennieGoloboy
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, DMLA. Charleston and the Emergence of Middle-Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era @ugapress '16, Obviously, Aliens @qospress '21. #vp20
86 MSWL
42 Tips

New rule: if the publisher calls himself a "traditional publisher" in an unsolicited email, he probably isn't. #pubtip

Jennie Goloboy is CLOSED TO QUERIES!
@JennieGoloboy
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, DMLA. Charleston and the Emergence of Middle-Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era @ugapress '16, Obviously, Aliens @qospress '21. #vp20
86 MSWL
42 Tips

If your adult manuscript is 40,000 words, it's not a novel! #pubtip