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  1. Agent Quandary
  2. NaNoWriMo and Queries
  3. Never got a Response?
  4. Capitalize the first letter when listing a genre?
  5. Agent question
  6. Agent/Author Networking Forums
  7. Interval between querying another novel
  8. Got A Nice Tip From a Rejection
  9. Have Fulls Out but Thinking of Revising
  10. Another query question
  11. agent referral: mention in subject line?
  12. Right of Refusal - Time limit.
  13. Divide the novel?
  14. Female Agents / Mrs., Ms., or Neither?
  15. I'm done with revising my novel but. . .
  16. Just received offer of rep....Help!
  17. Two Novels, Two Agents?
  18. When Is It Too Soon To Send Revisions?
  19. What's it like for an agent when Holidays roll around?
  20. Author bio?
  21. Agents with no web presence
  22. If you could ask an agent one question...
  23. Book Deal Question
  24. Revised Manuscript Response Time/Nudge?
  25. A Question About Editing
  26. Being asked for a 3-5 page synopsis along with the full -- what goes into the synopsis?
  27. One & Done: How should 1-time writers publish?
  28. How to phrase this in a query letter?
  29. Regarding a synopsis in a query letter
  30. Querying your novel to multiple agents but each a different genre? Bad form?
  31. how long can I delay sending full?
  32. Chasing up a submission
  33. Media Platform & Agent?
  34. Series Question
  35. How much to send?
  36. Agent response, positive? What to do?
  37. Not sure how many pages to include
  38. Agents and Novellas and Poems
  39. Querying Agents and Editors?
  40. So...this shouldn't go in a query letter...right?
  41. Expiration date on an agent invitation
  42. Starting a Query Email with an Image of the Book Cover
  43. Question about addressing a query
  44. What To Include on a Jacket Flap
  45. How does age of author factor in a book getting picked up?
  46. Do agents want your first 50 pages in a binder?
  47. It's so hard to get an agent!
  48. Which novel to query first?
  49. Sending out fulls question
  50. Help! What do I do?
  51. Need Some Advice
  52. Agent Asks For Hard Copy
  53. Book Doctors Claiming to be Agents
  54. PB & YA... Wait, What's Missing Here?
  55. Is this now normal? Am I that old?
  56. Fast question on a partial
  57. How many agents should I query?
  58. Envelopes within Envelopes
  59. Pen Name or Legal Name
  60. "Do this and be successful!" books - argh! Do they or is it a waste of time and $?
  61. question about bio info in queries
  62. Sample Chapters
  63. Why don't agents play it "safe" and look for hot e-books?
  64. What happens when an agent says yes?
  65. "The Call" and the week
  66. Fiction proposals?
  67. Prefacing text before chapters - Okay to withhold?
  68. How long do you wait for an agent response to a query?
  69. Reputable agent; questionable contract
  70. Query cover letter?
  71. How to Query Agent from Overseas
  72. After an offer of rep...
  73. can I pitch more than one idea to an agent?
  74. Fixing an Oops?
  75. 36,000...
  76. Proper format for an email query?
  77. Querying a book with an odd publishing format
  78. Query Tense
  79. Respond to note from agent?
  80. give interview about unpublished book?
  81. Querying agents and digital publishers at the same time?
  82. Querying several agents at a time.
  83. Sample queries query
  84. Being contacted by a foreign publisher for translation rights.
  85. Such thing as a book proposal for a memoir?
  86. What to send?
  87. Submitting sequels
  88. I need an agent
  89. co-writers in different countries
  90. Re-Querying An Agent
  91. Query Letter
  92. Need Some Guidance...
  93. How many form rejections do you receive before you...
  94. request for manuscript
  95. Formatting Chapter Breaks
  96. Agents closed to queries
  97. The Lampoonist's Lexicon
  98. splitting from my agent, a few questions
  99. Mention job in query letter?
  100. How Often Should One Contact Their Agent?
  101. Ever actually charged incurred expenses?
  102. e-book agent
  103. Resubmission help?
  104. Is it too soon for a 3 book deal?
  105. Have I effectively ruined any chance of getting this published?
  106. Post-exclusive
  107. Synopsis question
  108. My agent
  109. Contracts
  110. does a web presence influence agents?
  112. Query letter; Blurb or Synopsis?
  113. US or European spelling.
  114. After you drop your agent...
  115. Synopsis that is longer than requested
  116. Querying Agents in the same Agency
  117. Querying two novels at the same time
  118. What kind of Revisions does an Agent ask of a writer?
  119. request for proposal? need advice.
  120. Question on Full Submission protocols
  121. How many pages is a 'short synopsis'?
  122. Addressing email queries to info@agency.com
  123. Revise & Resubmit success rate?
  124. To Nudge or Not to Nudge
  125. how important is setting and location?
  126. Request for partial.
  127. Which comes first...?
  128. Query questions, especially related to e-queries
  129. Controversial novel what to do?
  130. Submitting more than one MS
  131. Best place to start....
  132. How long before you give up?
  133. Would you risk possible Libel? Does this even qualify?
  134. Foreign Rights Agents
  135. Freelance representative?
  136. Is is appropriate to . . .
  137. Can a longish pitch work?
  138. Querying on Behalf of Another Person?
  139. Comparing my work to successful authors
  140. Handling the big reveal in a query
  141. Agents & Writer Couples...
  142. Synopsis? Outline?
  143. Minimalist Query Letters: Good or Bad?
  144. Personalized Query or Generic?
  145. What say you regarding mentioning illness/ psych conditions, etc?
  146. First 5 Sample Pages
  147. International representation
  148. Request for full manuscript?
  149. Your Agent Relationship
  150. importance of publishing credentials
  151. Do authors usually discuss WIP's plot/characters with agent/editor?
  152. Best Advice on 'Agent Networking?'
  153. I think my agent is ignoring me?
  154. Starting With a Quote
  155. Back to Basics: How do You Fire Off a Dang E-Mail anyway?
  156. Special Characters (Letters, Not People)
  157. contacting agent with offer
  158. Prologues ???
  159. Such a thing as too many fulls?
  160. In Querying New Agent, Mention Previous?
  161. Revise & Resubmit? Not sure...
  162. Using Movie Quotes in Context
  163. What is "contemporary commercial narrative"
  164. Probably a silly question
  165. Query Letters & New Writers
  166. Video Game Rights
  167. What is an R+R phone call?
  168. Does the personal touch in querying really make a noteworthy difference?
  169. Is there any point querying...
  170. Times New Roman or Computer Modern
  171. Question
  172. R&R Etiquette?
  173. Making Comparisons
  174. A Novel Approach to Agents
  175. separate agents for books & screenplays?
  176. How long should I wait?
  177. Agents who won't rep people who have self-pubbed in the past?
  178. Query dissimilar to synopsis. Problem?
  179. Literary Agents for Historical Fiction Political Thriller
  180. Multiple Genres, Multiple Agents?
  181. First half of manuscript after you've sent first 20 pages?
  182. Approaching an agent?
  183. need some R&R advice...
  184. Full request question
  185. what direction when 1st in a series fails?
  186. Ok, how would you guys handle this?
  187. Reputation
  188. Two Novels
  189. Curious about foreign rights
  190. To Follow or not to Follow on Twitter
  191. Are 'exclusives' legally binding?
  192. Resume question: a STEM degree
  193. Editor's Interest in a Story
  194. Going from small press to big publisher
  195. What to send?
  196. disclosure to agent
  197. What does it mean to be suited to write a novel?
  198. My requery was passed along
  199. Querying Other Agents When...
  200. Agent doesn't want to shop 2nd book
  201. Which is more important the pages or the query?
  202. Query Pulisher Asking for Agent Submissions Only?
  203. Agent Contract and Collaboration - help
  204. How should I go about mailing a 608 page manuscript?
  205. On the presence of vampires in UF
  206. A couple of questions from someone who is halfway through his first novel
  207. If offer from dream agent comes in, what about other agents reading full?
  208. Typical Word Count for Humor Books... please? :)
  209. What should an emailed query + pages LOOK like?
  210. Feeling Uneasy About My Agent
  211. Word Count
  212. Lists of agents
  213. A different R & R etiquette question
  214. Okay to rerun? or look at another option?
  215. What's the etiquette for...
  216. Is a Synopsis Necessary?
  217. Pitch Session at a conference
  218. About Asking Questions Here
  219. Are new agents a good bet?
  220. Approaching agents with editor submission
  221. Contract Red Flags
  222. Referral Etiquette
  223. Getting discouraged about finding an agent
  224. Do Agents Care For Traditional Fantasy?
  225. Juggling two projects and looking for an agent(s)
  226. Agent left the door open...
  227. How long does it take to send out a query?
  228. Lightly Subbed MS Advertise or Not?
  229. Two questions.
  230. Lesser of Two Evils?
  231. The Everlong Edit
  232. Cliches
  233. talking about previous agent
  234. Is this a bad idea?
  235. "Broadly drawn" and other phrases writers probably shouldn't lose sleep over
  236. Agents thoughts on pub with a small press
  237. So do agents.......
  238. Pull it out of limbo..
  239. Artistic/Biographical Statement: How to answer questions on workshop application????
  240. Cover Page guidelines
  241. Nonlinear Synopses
  242. Submission format question
  243. Which comes first?
  244. foreign rights conundrum
  245. How Long Should You Wait On A Full Request?
  246. When to prod?
  247. Should technical writing credits be mentioned in queries?
  248. Reapproaching Agents
  249. Contest Etiquette
  250. Querying agents that requested material from you previously