A.M. Rose

Literary Agent

Prospect Agency

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

A different kind of #tenqueries

"Series potential" - 5
Over 200K - 1
Starts w/ waking up - 1
Already published - 1
I don't rep - 1
No word count/genre - 2

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A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q10: Starts by calling me the wrong name (which happens more often than you’d think) then the query is just them asking me if I’m open to submissions and doesn’t tell me about the book - opening is abrupt with no chance to connect to the MC who is trust into action - Pass

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q9: Says it’s YA fantasy but the content isn’t YA which I find super disturbing so its a pass

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q8: It must be Fantasy day because here is another except the query which is addressed to me is just an excerpt from the book and doesn’t tell me what the book is about - word count is way out of range - opens with character waking up - pass

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q7: holy dear god this book is over 400k - pass

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q6: Is something I don’t represent - pass

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q5: Another fantasy that uses all the fantasy words they’ve made up for their world in the query so it’s hard to follow - reads like a first draft - pass

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q4: Adult Fantasy that uses 30 words to tell what the book is about - which actually tells me nothing - synopsis doesn’t indicate this book actually ends but that it’s just the start of a bigger story - pass

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q3: Starts by telling me they just completed the first draft and it reads like a first draft - pass

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q2: Uses an unpersonalized personalization 😳 gives me word count down to the exact number but doesn’t actually tell me anything about the book, just a really long bio - pass

A.M. Rose
@annmrose
Literary Agent
agent @Prospect_Agency & #rosebudauthor wrangler | author of ROAD TO EUGENICA (18) BREAKOUT (19) @EntangledTeen | opinions are my own | she/her rep:@evascalzo
83 MSWL
17 AskAgent
11 Queries
71 Tips

Q:1 Adult Sci-fi - interesting premise - starts in the wrong place and the voice doesn’t grab me - synopsis doesn’t actually give me the story or how it’s supposed to end - pass