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Editor

City Owl Press

AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Such talented work is hitting my inbox lately, peeps. Keep up the good work! #querytip #edittip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

#SubTip #QueryTip Twitter #PitchParty tip: #Writers, have a link in your bio to your blog or website, and, have samples of your writing there. We look.

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@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips
McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Impromptu #PitchParty: I am on the prowl for fantastic #PNR #Sci-Fi #romance, and maybe even phenomenal steampunk romance, or unique #dystopian romance. All for adults! Give me your best pitch, and... go! #querytip #writetip #amwriting

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Writers: "Had, was," and "were", are not your friends. Strike them from your #writing wherever you can. It isn't always possible, but more often than not, it is. #writetip #pubtip #querytip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Authors: You are a public figure. Your online presence can affect your sales, good or bad. Always remember that.#pubtip #writetip #querytip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

I've said it countless times, yet I still get queries of this nature in my inbox, so it bodes repeating: We do NOT publish YA. #querytip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Avoid the potential of a rejection by reading through my blog (or that of any editor/agent you sub to). enigmaticeditor.blogspot.com #querytip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Remember, you're competing with thousands upon thousands of other hopeful authors. The more your book shines, the better. #querytip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Put on your A game when submitting. Edit that baby so it shines. The cleaner it is, the more professional you'll look. #QueryTip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

If you're waiting from a response for me, hang in there. Lot's of great stuff hitting my inbox, so it's slowing me down! #querytip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips
McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

If you sub to a publisher, read their books. Through them, you'll learn what they like and get a better feel for the publisher. #querytip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Do your research before submitting to an agent or publisher. Read up on them, check submission guidelines closely. #QueryTip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

So instead of saying you are seeking rep. to an editor, you might say, you're seeking publication or something similar. #querytip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

On that note, if you say you are 'seeking representation' it's a sign you copied and pasted. Editors acquire, not represent. #QueryTip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Personalize your query, it shows that you did your research and care about who you are submitting to. #QueryTip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Before you sub to someone, do your research. Make sure they are right for you! #QueryTip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

If you compare and say, "fans of such and such will enjoy my book," that's different, and acceptable. #querytip

McCorkle_Editor πŸ¦‰
@McCorkle_Editor
Editor
AQ editor w/City Owl, Editorial Director of Mystic Owl, romance in: SF/F genres for adults only! Love is love. cityowlpress.com enigmaticeditor.bl
95 MSWL
78 Tips

Don't ever slam other books in your pitch or say yours is better. Just don't. It will likely result in an instant rejection. #querytip