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  1. Reply to a request for a snail mail partial?
  2. Querying through the holidays?
  3. gifts for agents
  4. Okay to mention Twitter?
  5. Including related items in a proposal?
  6. Submitting a Proposal
  7. Querying multiple people in the same agency
  8. Synopsis as a query?
  9. What Would be Considered Excessive Querying?
  10. Agent Request-Sending More
  11. Where do I find agents to ask?
  12. to use an agent or not
  13. A maths question re. agents
  14. Do agents show clients the cover letter?
  15. Do agents/publishers ever meet their clients in person?
  16. looking for help in finding a good agent
  17. Query nudge for agent who normally responds to everything?
  18. How Long to Revise and Resubmit?
  19. Should I query my old agent?
  20. Are pitch slams worth it?
  21. What Do You Consider a Reasonable Response Time?
  22. Film rights -- how much?
  23. A question about background
  24. Typical synopsis word count?
  25. Short Story Collection-Agent
  26. second book
  27. Will an Agent be Put Off By this?
  28. In an email subject line is it—'Book' Query or Query for 'Book'?
  29. I am going to the WD pitch slam in NYC. Need advice please
  30. Can I post my book on the web for critique?
  31. ask agent for revise?
  32. Missing Posts
  33. Querying with no prior credits
  34. Which to submit?
  35. Sent In Chapters... Waited... Now What?
  36. A Wonderful Problem
  37. full ms, hard copy, with SASE
  38. One at at time or more is just fine?
  39. Figuring Out Who Represents Who
  40. Question for agent as regards literary fiction vs genre backgrounds
  41. Etiquette re: my new agent
  42. What the heck does a book synopsis look like anyway?
  43. Agents representing hysterical realism
  44. Questions about query letters
  45. waiting to hear back on a full
  46. What would be so wrong?
  47. Question about my querying situation
  48. The Biggest Mistakes Writers Make when Querying Agents - updated with link to follow up
  49. Commercial Fiction?
  50. National Reject-A-Query Month
  51. Regarding the "first five pages" included with a query:
  52. Write a query letter with three main characters how?
  53. Something to Tell an Agent?
  54. Include in full?
  55. The problem isn't my query , but I feel is my country
  56. memoir proposal questions
  57. Becoming a Lit Agent??
  58. What's your time of rejection?
  59. Book Awards
  60. Big or small?
  61. Should I tell them about changes I've made?
  62. Several agents reading
  63. Is no answer or a form rejection final?
  64. The Bio
  65. Placing multiple bets
  66. Word Processing extension?
  67. Agent a Man or Woman?
  68. Is it ever okay to call an agent?
  69. Agent info ??
  70. short-story collection query letters
  71. Expenses. Is this clause standard?
  72. Follow up on R after sample request?
  73. A question about visas and sponsorship.
  74. Nonresponsive agent
  75. Why so many agents?
  76. Is it okay to query if...
  77. Why I Recommend Five Pages With Queries
  78. Memoir proposal questions
  79. Partial Submission Issue
  80. So many different rules and guidelines from AGENTS
  81. Know Your Genre?
  82. recently married, but all of my queries use my maiden name
  83. Is it better to blanket a large number of agents...
  84. Do agents still ask for outlines?
  85. question concerning publishing ethics/politics
  86. out of submission options?
  87. 2 Quick Questions (Just 2, that's all)
  88. Agent Q&A - Michael Carr, Veritas Literary
  89. How many fulls should I have out?
  90. Choosing agents to query
  91. Is This An Exercise In Futility? :-(
  92. Can't find an agent for love nor money
  93. Querying agents in a different country?
  94. How to tailor a query
  95. Looking over the agent contract
  96. Reading a Full
  97. Submitting PBs to agents
  98. Does having social media behind you help
  99. Agents That Deal With First Timers
  100. Query timing
  101. With agent but no contract yet?
  102. Will agent ask for manuscript if Non-Fic?
  103. Being an Agent AND a Writer
  104. is it okay to seek out multiple publishers
  105. Query Question
  106. kindle and agents
  107. Full Response
  108. Realized Manuscript Needs Some Work...And Partial Requests Start Pouring In!
  109. Query Agents in other countries
  110. Author Bio?
  111. Cover Letter?!
  112. WARNING!! The following thread contains a really dumb question. Viewer discretion is advised!!
  113. Appendices
  114. Negativity
  115. Font size for email queries?
  116. Overwhelmed Market
  117. Probably a stupid question but...
  118. Waiting for The Call
  119. Querying question
  120. Nudging Question
  121. Request: Include original correspondence
  122. How do you know...
  123. Confusing Online Forms
  124. Query Article
  125. a question on books with lgbt characters
  127. Querying two different books simultaneously
  128. Question regarding requerying
  129. Agents Vs. Betas...rejection question
  130. Querying a novel w/ multiple POVs in different time periods
  131. Simultaneous Submissions-- definition
  132. Agent offers no contract - what do you make of it? - 10 questions for the experts among you
  133. Should I be worried?
  134. Does one query for a "meh" story blow chances for better stories?
  135. THIS is how you handle a rejection :)
  136. Fast fulls, fast rejection, then...nothing...
  137. Privacy issues?
  138. Freelance MS reading?
  139. Lurking on Twitter
  140. Long novel and series pitches.
  141. Question about sample chapters
  142. Have you ever 'fired' an agent?
  143. Question about agents?
  144. Requested Material Etiquette
  145. Is there an "agent's" version of Absolute Write?
  146. Beginner question:do you need agent for short fiction? and
  147. Formatting question
  148. Talking money?
  149. Back from WD Conference: Acceptable turnaround time for requested pages?
  150. Can you have two lit agents?
  151. help me find the list of q's for agents...
  152. Where to cut off chapters for partials
  153. "Full MS is available upon request" -- include?
  154. Another submission question: how much info to include if you've met the agent in person?
  155. An etiquette question - re: changing agents
  156. CWA Debut Dagger and querying agents
  157. Queries: Is there a point when a query gets too short?
  158. Making Queries Personal
  159. Place to do research on agents?
  160. Some Impressions/Thoughts From my Brief Internship at a Lit Agency
  161. Is an agent the best way to go?
  162. Can someone recommend agents good for foreign writers (writing in English). Thank you!
  163. Interesting Post By Agent [re: the time it takes to close a deal]
  164. Big-Time Authors Queried Their First Novels Too
  165. LinkedIn email from agent
  166. Querying agents in countries other than your own
  167. Responding to an R&R
  168. Paragraph about my book?
  169. Mentioning previous correspondence in new query
  170. Do most agents care more about the writing or the story?
  171. Agent search
  172. About the query bio...
  173. My trip to the Writers Digest Conference in NYC
  174. All that other query stuff
  175. Query/Submission question: "Résumé?"
  176. Quick revise & resubmit question
  177. how do you pick the agent order to query?
  178. having two books that are different to start out
  179. Agents with Assistants
  180. Exclusives
  181. Not Mentioning Genre in Query Because Novel Doesn't Fit One Genre Well
  182. "Skip intro": first impressions of agency websites
  183. Question About Full Requests
  184. After offer of rep, should I contact agents that still haven't responded to my query?
  185. Agents should eliminate partial requests
  186. Synopsis
  187. How much does a publisher make you rewrite?
  188. Helping a friend who just won't listen
  189. How to nudge?
  190. Do Agents usually confirm receipt of requested material?
  191. What are my odds?
  192. How often does this happen?
  193. how do you choose one agent over the other?
  194. Am I on the right track?
  195. A Question about Forwarding
  196. Credits
  197. Urban Fiction?
  198. fill-in-the-blank query
  199. Agghhh!!! Three partials requested and...
  200. Agencies who also dabble in TV or movies
  201. Query again or not?
  202. Exclusive etiquette
  203. Older writers won't get published?
  204. Do agents who read partials usually comment?
  205. With to main characters, how do I write my cover letter?
  206. sending out snail mail queries 1st?
  207. Complex plot- simple query
  208. Is a MS containing licensed content a deal breaker?
  209. Why you should nudge
  210. tangent question from "two lit agents"
  211. Can/should you submit a published book?
  212. A somewhat unique "nudge" situation
  213. US author and English agent?
  214. How many queries to send?
  215. How to take care of your agent
  216. Crossing genres- how to describe?
  217. Yet another stupid question by Falcon
  218. do agents at the same agency help each other?
  219. Worried about long chapter turning off the agents
  220. What about Contests?
  221. BEST earning opportunity by publishing my life answers book
  222. Scared Sh*tless
  223. r, r, r, r, r, o, r, r, r...
  224. If a publisher is interested...Does it help hook an agent?
  225. Crap!
  226. Querying Agents?
  227. Where Are You At???
  228. Police Procedurals
  229. Publishing companies who deal with paranormal genres?
  230. When English isn't your mother tongue
  231. The use of acronyms in a Query Letter
  232. Etiquette Question Regarding a Non-Responsive Agent
  233. Writing a multiple-narrative chapter-by-chapter synopsis - advice needed
  234. only 20 shots at a query -what am I missing?
  235. Pre-call etiquette?
  236. End of an Exclusive Period?
  237. A Disturbing Trend
  238. Eliminate the query letter in this case??
  239. Should I add "why" to my query?
  240. In a Query, do you tell the agent you are querying others?
  241. Are the sales listed at Publishing Marketplace a vast underestimate?
  242. Testing a YA novel against a group of teens, should I include reactions in a query?
  243. Second String Agents...and beyond?
  244. 2wk notice on queries?
  245. Can you have 2 agents for 2 different books?
  246. Reading Times on Partials and Fulls
  247. Book industry standard contracts for fiction
  248. Agents for a supernatural mystery?
  249. Does this smack of desperation
  250. Head Hopping