Jessica S. โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿ“š
@TheWriteShadow
Literary Agent
My eyes sting, my hands are shaking, and the coffee is never strong enough... Welcome to my literary reality. Literary Agent, Golden Wheat Literary
10 MSWL
56 Tips
Gordon Warnock
@gordonwarnock
Literary Agent
Founding partner @FuseLiterary representing commercial and literary fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels. #VoteLibraries
12 MSWL
130 Tips

Client @kellydavio on why writers should work with literary journals: ow.ly/vHASJ #pubtip

Sara Megibow
@SaraMegibow
Literary Agent
she/her Literary Agent at KT Literary. Reading, parenting, table top gaming, baking challah, hiking and wine tasting. Always LGBTQIA+ friendly!
17 MSWL
13 AskAgent
298 Queries
525 Tips

Strong Heroines In Fiction doesn't mean they always have to be assassins. #queries #pubtip

Lisa Abellera
@LisaAbellera
Literary Agent
Literary agent w/@K_C_Associates, book designer, writer, VONA alum, Filipina/Pinay, and lover of all things books ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿฆ„๐Ÿง™๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿงžโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘พ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธโœ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ“š
102 MSWL
42 AskAgent
44 Tips

MT @BookEndsJessica: Leave the editing marks/comments on as much as poss so editors, when reviewing, can remember what was asked for #pubtip

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
204 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

It's a rookie move to put a watermark on your manuscript. Also obnoxious to read. #pubtip

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
she/her. mg & ya literary agent @galltzackerlit . founder 501c3 NPO @_DiverseVoices (#DVpit/#DVart, DVcon &more). closed to unsolicited submissions.
118 MSWL
125 AskAgent
27 Tips
Melissa Jeglinski
@MJeglinski
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at The Knight Agency. Books. Wine. Cats. Coffee. Not necessarily in that order.
11 MSWL
4 Tips

Seeing so many queries where the project "isn't quite finished yet". Please wait until your manuscript is complete to query. #pubtip

Lane Heymont
@LaneHeymont
Literary Agent
Literary Agent. Connoisseur of horror, schadenfreude, and caffeine. Founder of @TheTobiasAgency . Opinions are my own. (he/him)
46 MSWL
477 Tips

Be sincere in your query. Brown-nosing and cookie cutter compliments will get you nowhere. #Querytip

Lane Heymont
@LaneHeymont
Literary Agent
Literary Agent. Connoisseur of horror, schadenfreude, and caffeine. Founder of @TheTobiasAgency . Opinions are my own. (he/him)
46 MSWL
477 Tips

If you are querying the first book in a series, please be sure to mention that! #querytip

Jessica S. โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿ“š
@TheWriteShadow
Literary Agent
My eyes sting, my hands are shaking, and the coffee is never strong enough... Welcome to my literary reality. Literary Agent, Golden Wheat Literary
10 MSWL
56 Tips
Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

Be aware of the news. What's popular? What can you do to your novel that can make it more modern? #Querytip

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

Depth. Psychological. Emotional. Heartbreaking. #Querytip

Katie Shea Boutillier
@AgentShea
Literary Agent
Rights Director & Lit Agent w/ Donald Maass Literary Agency, specializing in commercial adult fiction & young adult. To query please email: ksbqueries@gmail.com
17 MSWL
62 Tips

Hungry for new projects. Looking for novels that relate to our surroundings TODAY. #Querytip

Lisa Abellera
@LisaAbellera
Literary Agent
Literary agent w/@K_C_Associates, book designer, writer, VONA alum, Filipina/Pinay, and lover of all things books ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿฆ„๐Ÿง™๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿงžโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘พ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธโœ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ“š
102 MSWL
42 AskAgent
44 Tips

MT @brooke_warner A good breakdown of traditional publishing's pros & cons from 1st time author bit.ly/1h2V81M @andrea_owen

#pubtip

Jessica S. โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿ“š
@TheWriteShadow
Literary Agent
My eyes sting, my hands are shaking, and the coffee is never strong enough... Welcome to my literary reality. Literary Agent, Golden Wheat Literary
10 MSWL
56 Tips
Ella Kennen
@EllaTalks
Literary Agent
Kidlit, graphic novel, and NF Literary Agent @CorvisieroLit , #WeNeedDiverseBooks advocate, writer of #pubtips /#querytips and blogger @RateYourStory
51 Queries
27 Tips

Things that make me happy: finding graphic novel #submissions in the #slushpile.

Lane Heymont
@LaneHeymont
Literary Agent
Literary Agent. Connoisseur of horror, schadenfreude, and caffeine. Founder of @TheTobiasAgency . Opinions are my own. (he/him)
46 MSWL
477 Tips

Limit the characters you address in your query. It's best to show us the most important character's (MC) story only. #querytip

Lane Heymont
@LaneHeymont
Literary Agent
Literary Agent. Connoisseur of horror, schadenfreude, and caffeine. Founder of @TheTobiasAgency . Opinions are my own. (he/him)
46 MSWL
477 Tips

When you receive a rejection, accept it and move on. Asking an agent/editor to reconsider is like asking the IRS not to audit you. #querytip

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
204 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

#pubtip: if querying from a gmail account, make sure your g+ pic displayed isn't of your genitals and flexed thighs #vom #badqeries

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2319 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips