Sara Megibow

@SaraMegibow

Literary Agent at KT Literary. Reading, parenting, hugging, table top gaming, baking challah, kayaking and wine tasting. Always LGBTQIA+ friendly!

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KT Literary

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 26 Jul 2018

#QueryFail = "I've written the next big New York Times bestseller and I just need your help getting Random House to pay attention to me."

#ummmmmm
#queries

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 9 Nov 2017

Huh. One email in the query slush pile is asking for an agent to...help sell their house. #oops #queryfail

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 5 Sep 2017

#QueryFail = "this is a young adult novel like WATCHERS by Dean Koontz"

ummmmm...nope. #genre #oops

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 14 Apr 2017

#QueryFail ="my book has werewolves which is self explanatory" NO it's not! Every fantasy has its own twist-show me what makes yours unique!

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 17 Oct 2016

#QueryFail = "I've dumbed down my reading for the younger reader." ACK! NO! *sobs* #queries

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 19 Sep 2016

#QueryFail = "buy my book here then call me if you want to represent me"

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 20 Jul 2016

#QueryFail - "Buy My Book Here. <<amazon link>> Call Me." #facepalm

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 1 Jun 2016

#QueryFail - I wrote this book because everything on the shelves today is junk. #sigh

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 18 Mar 2016

#QueryFail = "My steadfast commitment to antiestablishment prevents me from writing a formal query letter."

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 4 Mar 2016

#QueryFail = "I see you represent middle grade, young adult, romance & science fiction. You'll love my novel because it's all these things!"

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 28 Jan 2016

Super frustrating response to request for sample pages = "but it gets really good on page 60!" #QueryFail

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow · 16 Nov 2015

#QueryFail = "the first 10 pages of my book are boring so I included chapter 10 instead."