Lane Heymont
@LaneHeymont
Literary Agent
Literary Agent. Founder of @TheTobiasAgency . Opinions are my own. (he/him)
44 MSWL
476 Tips

Debut novels are often shorter in length. Keep that in mind! #querytip #writetip

Lane Heymont
@LaneHeymont
Literary Agent
Literary Agent. Founder of @TheTobiasAgency . Opinions are my own. (he/him)
44 MSWL
476 Tips

Genres have varying acceptable word counts. You should know them and follow them. Within reason. #querytip #writetip

Gordon Warnock
@gordonwarnock
Literary Agent
Founding partner @FuseLiterary representing commercial and literary fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. #VoteLibraries
12 MSWL
130 Tips

Remember, your email account is part of your 1st impression. A spiritual self-help from brosb4hoes420@yourmom.com isn't promising #querytip

Gordon Warnock
@gordonwarnock
Literary Agent
Founding partner @FuseLiterary representing commercial and literary fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. #VoteLibraries
12 MSWL
130 Tips

I recommend creating a new email account specifically for your submissions and the business of your writing. #querytip

Gordon Warnock
@gordonwarnock
Literary Agent
Founding partner @FuseLiterary representing commercial and literary fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. #VoteLibraries
12 MSWL
130 Tips

If I request your ms & get an autoreply re: filling out a form to get through your spam filter, I have to decide if it's worth it #querytip

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators. Tweets by Amanda Schiffmann.
1635 MSWL
70 AskAgent
3 Queries
178 Tips
Abby Saul
@BookySaul
Literary Agent
agent at The Lark Group (@LarkWords), reader of books, hiker of trails
53 MSWL
8 Queries
70 Tips

"There is an art to writing a great query, but it is an art that can be mastered." ow.ly/uGbhE #querytip

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Watch out for "then" versus "than" in your submissions. Take the then/than quiz: waikato.ac.nz/students/stude… #writetip #slushpile

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Query actually had "unfinished manuscript" in subject line. Sigh. #slushpile http://t.co/DxKzl4RGw1

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

It's amazing how many submissions start with a dream. It's not an instant rejection, but it doesn't help. #writetip #slushpile #ameditor

KC&A Literary Agency
@K_C_Associates
Literary Agency
Kimberley Cameron & Associates Literary Agency. Kimberley Cameron, @ElizabethKracht , @AmyCloughley , @Mary_C_Moore , @LisaAbellera , & @DorianMaffei
6 MSWL
10 AskAgent
20 Tips

We get so many quality submissions in the #slushpile. Wish we could represent them all! ow.ly/i/4MbVk #ifwisheswerefishes #authors

KC&A Literary Agency
@K_C_Associates
Literary Agency
Kimberley Cameron & Associates Literary Agency. Kimberley Cameron, @ElizabethKracht , @AmyCloughley , @Mary_C_Moore , @LisaAbellera , & @DorianMaffei
6 MSWL
10 AskAgent
20 Tips
Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

First 12 pages are single-spaced italicized prose. Head. Bang. On. Desk. Bang. Bang. Bang. #slushpile #amediting

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Bangorrhea-see too much of it in the #slushpile. “@HuffPostBooks: 3 punctuation marks you should be using more often huff.to/1em20KA

Juliet Mushens
@mushenska
Literary Agent
Literary agent at @MushensEnt , sartorialist and cat wrangler. Pollyanna-ish. Master of the cheeky wink. Generally heard before I'm seen. Bend and SNAP.
3 MSWL
484 AskAgent
1 Tips

Send me what I ask for - I get a lot of generic queries+sample pages when I ask for synopsis + 1st 3 chs #slushpile