Karen McCrae @farmfreshkaren@bookendslit How important is my assessment of a genre in the query letter? For example, my MS is adult, but could be considered commercial, contemporary, and possibly others all at once. How to narrow down, or do I? #askagent
Noreen @naziaso@bookendslit #askagent If I receive an R&R do I have to let the agent I've queried? Thx!
Carrie Ann is now Ann C. Orlandi @Writer_Carrie@bookendslit If an author is
A. Slower to write (a book takes about a year)
B. Only has manuscripts in a tough-to-sell market (ya fantasy)
Is it worth using the next year to jump into a new genre or age group? Or will the market change? #askagent
Cheri Felix @mtnbikechic@bookendslit Dear #askagent this might be a silly question but do you need to have entire book written before you query? Thanks! Signed, A Few Chapters
Jessica Alvarez @AgentJessicaA@JillEWarner I’m not the only one—@RachMBrooks, @BookEndsKim and @wensday95 also rep them, though they can all tell you how actively they’re looking. I tend to prefer Regencies and Victorians, but I’m open to other time periods. #AskAgent 1/2
Shelly Campbell @ShellyCFineArtIf a publisher has made an offer on a book currently subbed out to agents, is an email with subject line of: publication offer made on ‘title of manuscript’ sufficient to bring it to the agent’s attention? #AskAgent
Jess Hartley @jesshartleyHave a 190K novel that was repped but didn't sell, years ago. Tearing it down into 2 smaller books now. First is tidy and ready to shop, but still working on hemming the edges on the second. Should I shop the first now, or wait til the second is ready too?
Rachna Chhabria @RachnaChhabria1An agent once emailed me apologizing for the delayed response to my partial, saying she had put my manuscript in her "Maybe" pile. I thought agents were always clear about a rejection or acceptance. #AskAgent
Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessica@spoonie_mama @jamerrson @bookendslit Not at all. It sounds great & I'm also not sure there is "too controversial" for women's fiction. #askagent