Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

Pet peeve #1=fiction novel. By definition, a novel is fictitious. #querytip

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

Writers, if I pass on your query, please don't respond with a query for another book. #querytip

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

It's not appropriate to query agents from your day job's email. Get a free personal email account. #querytip

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

Adding me on Google+ or LinkedIn or Facebook when we've never met=not really a good idea #querytip #agent

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

But you know what, writers? Other agents DO want ghosts or demons or priests. Keep trying. It's not personal. #querytip

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

Most of the time when you use "being" as a substitute for "is", it sounds worse, not better. #querytip

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

Writers, before you write a query as your protagonist, pause and reconsider. #querytip

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

Maybe,don't compare yourself to a prostitute in your query. #querytip

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

Don't denigrate yourself while trying to pitch your work. #querytip

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

Please review your query to make sure you inserted everything you meant to. Please know the diff betw your and you're. #querytip

Michelle Richterđź“š
@Michrichter1
Literary Agent
@FuseLiterary Senior Agent. Murder=my fave. Adjunct @PacePublishing @SINCNational member. She/her. Query Manager link: QueryMe.Online/MichelleRichter
47 MSWL
9 AskAgent
1575 Queries
72 Tips

Double-check your query letter to be sure you've changed the addressee to the right person. #querytip