Lynn Jones Johnston

Literary Agent

Lynn Johnston Literary

Literary agent repping journalists, thought leaders, fire breathers, truth tellers, healers, teachers & more. She/Her

Lynn Jones Johnston
@lynnjohnstonlit
Literary Agent
Literary agent repping journalists, thought leaders, fire breathers, truth tellers, healers, teachers & more. She/Her
23 MSWL
73 Tips

When I get a query about a topic that sounds interesting, the next thing I need to know is more about the author. What’s their expertise? Why did they decide to write about this topic? All this has to be apparent in the query. #querytip

Lynn Jones Johnston
@lynnjohnstonlit
Literary Agent
Literary agent repping journalists, thought leaders, fire breathers, truth tellers, healers, teachers & more. She/Her
23 MSWL
73 Tips
Lynn Jones Johnston
@lynnjohnstonlit
Literary Agent
Literary agent repping journalists, thought leaders, fire breathers, truth tellers, healers, teachers & more. She/Her
23 MSWL
73 Tips

Never say "trust me" in a #query. Agents don't trust anything. #querytip #amwriting

Lynn Jones Johnston
@lynnjohnstonlit
Literary Agent
Literary agent repping journalists, thought leaders, fire breathers, truth tellers, healers, teachers & more. She/Her
23 MSWL
73 Tips

Referrals almost always get quick attn. If you know someone who knows someone in publishing, use the connection. #querytip