Carly Watters || Literary Agent

Literary Agent

P.S. Literary Agency

SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.

Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips

Our talented @PSLiterary crew has grown recently!

If you're querying be sure to research our new associate agent additions: psliterary.com/who-we-are/

#amquerying
#querytip
#newagentalert

Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips

I spent 5 years blogging about publishing, #writetip & #querytip advice.

Today, I rounded up some of my best posts: carlywatters.com/2019/02/21/bes…

Enjoy!

Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips

You don't need to repeat our agent interests back to us--we know what's listed on #MSWL. Instead of telling us your book is a match, show us with comps & a great hook. #querytip

Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips

Reminder: Tomorrow is that last day that I'm accepting slush pile queries for the foreseeable future. #querytip

Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips

A series of events isn't a plot. A crisis, conflict, or goal is. #querytip

Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips

#querytip: round your word count. 78,138 should be 78k 1) to make it easier on our eyes 2) to give you room to edit.

Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips

TODAY 1p E Learn how to deconstruct your query rejections & make new plan for success bit.ly/2lMqjNv #querytip

Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips

One of the best lessons I learned about evaluating slush pile manuscripts is: "if it's a maybe, it's a no" #querytip

Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips
Carly Watters || Literary Agent
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP @PSLiterary . MA in Publishing Studies. Co-host ‘The Shit No One Tells You About Writing’ podcast. VP Professional Association of Canadian Literary Agents.
145 MSWL
228 AskAgent
332 Tips