Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

YOU decide who YOU would love to work with. Break through all the mystique, all the self praise, all the talk. #querywin #agentlife

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

Sure, I'll tell you how smart, brilliant, well-connected & successful I am (all true) 😎, but all agents will say that. #querywin #agentlife

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

My advice to writers: ask a few surprising, unexpected questions to help YOU decide if you can imagine working w/ me. #querywin #agentlife

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

Then the potential client asks questions. They're always the same questions. S.b. must have written a ? spreadsheet. #querywin #agentlife

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

When I call, I will also "interview" them,do I like how the potential client thinks,could I imagine working with them? #querywin #agentlife

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

I call right away, because I am under the spell of the manuscript. I want it, I want the author, my enthusiasm is high. #querywin #agentlife

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

Usually, I call right after I finish the novel. As I'm reading I've already figured out which editors to send this to. #querywin #agentlife

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

OK, time for Day 2 of what happens when I sign a new client. Today's topic: The Potential Client Call. #querywin #agentlife

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips
Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

reject it, OR until I am done. If I love it like a drug, I will call the writer right away. Usually no warning. #agentlife #querywin.

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

When I know I have some spare time to read, I will read. I will keep reading until I either don't like it anymore,#agentlife #querywin and

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

My personal quirk,that's how I am,& that will never change. If I love the query, I will immediately ask for the full. #agentlife #querywin

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

If you'd attached the full with your query, I'd be annoyed that you are presumptuous and would not want to read it. #agentlife #querywin

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

That's how MY brain works.If I were to start the partial & loved it,I'd get frustrated I can't read it all immediately. #agentlife #querywin

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

When you send me a query and sample pages, I will only read the query. If it intrigues me, I will ask for the full. #agentlife #querywin

Uwe Stender
@UweStenderPhD
Literary Agent
Founder @triadaus , Literary/Film Agent. Herthaner. Berliner Schnauze. Westend. Qualität kommt von Qual. 1982,1991, 2013, 2017. Books, Films, Music. ❤ Berlin ❤
75 MSWL
1203 AskAgent
44 Queries
81 Tips

Over the next few days I will share what it's like for me process wise when I sign a new client. #agentlife #querywin Today: query and full.

Abby Saul
@BookySaul
Literary Agent
agent at The Lark Group (@LarkWords), reader of books, hiker of trails | she/her
73 MSWL
8 Queries
70 Tips

I've requested 7 manuscripts since Monday & am about to request 4 more. Talk about #querywin! You all are taking 2017 seriously. I love it!

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
616 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

Today I requested a manuscript that I gave notes on almost 6 months ago, and was thrilled to see back in my inbox. That's a #querywin!

Alyssa Jennette
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Literary agent at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
196 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips

What a good day for stories. Read a great MS this week and got some intriguing queries in my inbox. I quite like my job. :) #querywin

Jessica Sinsheimer
@jsinsheim
Literary Agent
Ravenous reader, lazy gourmet, literary agent + cheese-obsessed human. Co-creator of #MSWL , Manuscript Wish List® + ManuscriptAcademy.com. ☕📚She/her.
118 MSWL
12 Queries
10 Tips

Both have smart sentences, characters behaving badly, and play with our ideas of what's real. But they're SO different. Very cool. #QueryWin