Mary C. Moore

Literary Agent

Kimberley Cameron & Associates Literary Agenc

Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips
Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

"Dear Sir/Madam," makes my teeth start grinding. #slushpile

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Van Morrison in background while reading submissions. Makes me more accepting than if it was say, Black Sabbath (who I also love) #slushpile

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Be careful when spelling "thorough." See a lot of "She was very through in her search."#writetip #slushpile

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Ah! Three page query in all blue font! My eyes! My eyes! #slushpile http://t.co/Mckgj54dML

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Happy hump day. When I see a submission I like I'm like this guy:
#slushpile #amediting http://t.co/AnqRWzHCo5

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Around twenty percent of submissions are well written. Acceptance or rejection are subjective at that point. #askagent #slushpile

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips
Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

"seemed to" is 99% of the time an unnecessary turn of phrase #writetip #slushpile #amediting

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Well that's one way to pitch: Woman Sues Halle Berry and Amanda Bynes So She Can Pitch a Script jezebel.com/woman-sues-hal… #slushpile

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Watch out for "then" versus "than" in your submissions. Take the then/than quiz: waikato.ac.nz/students/stude… #writetip #slushpile

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Query actually had "unfinished manuscript" in subject line. Sigh. #slushpile http://t.co/DxKzl4RGw1

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

It's amazing how many submissions start with a dream. It's not an instant rejection, but it doesn't help. #writetip #slushpile #ameditor

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

First 12 pages are single-spaced italicized prose. Head. Bang. On. Desk. Bang. Bang. Bang. #slushpile #amediting

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
109 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Bangorrhea-see too much of it in the #slushpile. “@HuffPostBooks: 3 punctuation marks you should be using more often huff.to/1em20KA