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  1. Anxiety Attack-Help!
  2. querying a co-written/ghostwritten memoir
  3. Is there way to tactfully mention author's age in a query?
  4. Writing to a particular agent
  5. Follow-up with an agent who likes your work
  6. Co-author query issues...
  7. Reply to Manuscript rejection
  8. Never Query on a Friday
  9. Multiple Book Contract
  10. Re-querying an agent
  11. Length of synopsis
  12. letting know about an offer, should you mention the agent's name to others?
  13. Response on the weekend?
  14. SASE q (Canadian)
  15. Agent etiquette
  16. Former agent etiquette
  17. Question: resubbing an overhauled, but orig. well received MS
  18. Sent Nudge, Now What?
  19. Revise and Resubmit
  20. How do I make that first phone call to the agent?
  21. Should I mention my first book in my query?
  22. Endorsements in promotion?
  23. How much web traffic is needed for an agent to think it's relevant?
  24. Non-American Authors Seeking an American Agent
  25. So........Some questions...
  26. agent fees, and other costs associated with an individual publishing a book.
  27. To mention, or not to mention?
  28. Conference question
  29. what does a 'rights posting' mean on Pub's Lunch?
  30. Start queries with dream agent or not?
  31. The math of selling books
  32. Nudging dilemma
  33. What to say in a nudge email?
  34. Sending a partial package to an agent.
  35. about agents and previous books
  36. Questions about agents and company's submissions policies.
  37. What to post online and what not to. . . .
  38. sending a full with synopsis
  39. Querying Multiple Agents In Same Agency?
  40. Getting the attention of an agent.
  41. Why do agents fail to e-mail rejections?
  42. Using an offer to get an agent
  43. Nudging Guidelines?
  44. Do US agents take spanish written novels for representation?
  45. English Language Agents in Japan?
  46. Formatting email submissions
  47. timeline from agent to publishing-all over the map?
  48. Synopsis: How to Structure?
  49. Line Edits--What to Expect?
  50. Is it worth getting a manager?
  51. What If...
  52. Question about querying agents
  53. How do I recover from doing things the wrong way round
  54. diary insert
  55. A Californian in Scotland: US or UK agent?
  56. the journey from agent to publisher
  57. four novelettes or one book
  58. Synopsis within query letter?
  59. How many queries do you have out there at any one time?
  60. Confused about tense in synopsis (multiple POVs in diff time periods)
  61. turtle winds firewalker
  62. Protocol: Offering exclusives
  63. online publication credits
  64. Agent for Everything, or Only Selected Projects?
  65. What's asked for in a revision?
  66. Author/Illustrator--Can the illustrations prevail?
  67. Does an agent care if I self-published?
  68. Addressing an agency?
  69. More than one Agent?
  70. When submitting a requested full..
  71. synopsis after query when not requested?
  72. Agent & Out of Print Book
  73. Uptil how long can i expect a response to a query?
  74. Should I mention I have a degree in Creative Writing?
  75. Email response to snail mail query okay?
  76. Continue query on requests?
  78. Submission Predicament
  79. Feedback?
  80. Agent query
  81. A Novice with a series, good? bad? or just plain ugly?
  82. My Publisher is going out of business
  83. Hypothetical question re. agent offers
  84. Epilogs
  85. When no e-query response go snail query?
  86. Can you re-query the same agent?
  87. Agent's location?
  88. Need Help with Phrasing
  89. Hot book & Lukewarm agent
  90. sending queries to agents and publishers ok?
  91. Is it too late to work with an agent?
  92. When there are no submission requirements?
  93. Would an American agent accept European querys?
  94. How does this work?
  95. Spoilers in a Query?
  96. I marvel at my own forgetfulness
  97. Help with chosing agents
  98. Advice for a newbie
  99. Agent Correspondence Woes
  100. When to look for a new agent?
  101. Agent questions before signing
  102. Agent-Author Contract Question
  103. include twist in query?
  104. Query Question
  105. Exclusive dumb question
  106. Same Agency Different Agent
  107. At the end of the offer window?
  108. Question on R&Rs
  109. Obvious questions for partial manuscripts
  110. From Query to Full
  111. Should one even bother shopping a novella to agents?
  112. not even a form reject?
  113. Office Fees for Agents
  114. Old Guys Rule--But Can They Get An Agent?
  115. Australians with agents?
  116. A Work that didn't Work
  117. Re-querying different agent at same agency after re-write
  118. does series potential really make any difference?
  119. The main differences of US vs UK queries.
  120. After you get an agent, timeline??
  121. Mention nonprofessional pub credits?
  122. Verdana font on query & pasted 1st chapter
  123. Porn Past and Word Count
  124. I apologize for the other post!
  125. Research before query....?
  126. So, how exactly does one go about proposing a novel?
  127. Is the first sentence the most important part of the query letter?
  128. And now the wait...
  129. Understanding US publishers and agents
  130. When to realize that you need a new literary agent?
  131. "You have to be willing to work as hard as your agent."
  132. Novel on submission via agent...what to expect?
  133. Left One Agent - New Search
  134. I'm in a weird (querying) position
  135. To Add or not to Add
  136. What exactly is considered 'too much' for Horror literary agents who are women?
  137. Publishing excerpts from novels in progress in literary journals
  138. Typo Terror
  139. Same company, different imprints
  140. one hour rejections on Sunday after 6PM
  141. Is this sub dead?
  142. Editor List
  143. Mention editor interest in follow-up to agent?
  144. Agent advice very much needed
  145. action/adventure vs thriller
  146. I have 3 published books in U.S., seeking foreign publishers, what is best approach?
  147. Quick Query Questions
  148. Agents as editors---what does your agent do for you?
  149. Pitching Your Novel in Person
  150. Pre-Published reviews?
  151. Running Out of Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance Agents to Query
  152. What's the best approach for stating in queries that the book will need illustrations?
  153. New Work
  154. Struggling on the pitch
  155. The silence is slowly killing me
  156. Formatting/Querying Epistolary Novel
  157. Agent Guide
  158. Agent requests names
  159. E-submission question
  160. British vs American English
  161. Include snail mail address in equery?
  162. what about...
  163. True Crime agents
  164. Agent's Attention Span
  165. Contract Question
  166. Query,Synopsis, AND Bio?
  167. Question about agenting
  168. E-Book Still Poison to Agents?
  169. Etiquette for a multi-agent agency with a communal query email address
  170. Is The Standard For Rejections Changing To "Simply Ignore?"
  171. Contract question
  172. Blog Traffic
  173. Writing a synopsis
  174. A question.
  175. Whom to query?
  176. From Blog to Book -- can it happen?
  177. CAn I ask a person to be my agent
  178. Querying two agents in the same agency
  179. The Method of Query
  180. RTF vs. HTML in equery samples
  181. Just a matter of time
  182. Just received first request for my manuscript - question
  183. How much detail to include in publication credits?
  184. Bio graf
  185. When to rewrite a query?
  186. Snail Mail Query
  187. I'm Sure This Will Be Contentious... What Would An Agent Do For Me?
  188. Email vs. snail query (when no preference is stated)
  189. I have a book contract, now what?
  190. If an offer of representation is on the table...
  191. Can you go crawling back to an agent?
  192. I'm full of questions today...
  193. Re-querying - never?
  194. When To Start Querying Indie Publishers?
  195. Sample Chapters and Prologues
  196. doubling spacing in an email?
  197. Does the Agent Mean it or....
  198. In response to partial request
  199. Are there agents who read work from unexperienced writers??
  200. Realy stupid question but...
  201. Do agents look for reasons to accept or reasons to reject?
  202. Snail Mail Query Format
  203. Does first 50 pages include front matter?
  204. pros and cons of optional sample pages
  205. Resubmissions to same agency
  206. Stating why you're submitting to this specific agent
  207. What did your offer of rep say?
  208. For those who've had agent offers
  209. How long do you wait before requerying?
  210. Wishing for helpful comments
  211. Question About Agent Query Letter
  212. Book Proposal
  213. Etiquette about following up with Agent
  214. Notify other agent when someone else requets a full?
  215. Agents as Publishers: Another Concern
  216. Submitting to overseas agents????
  217. I'm agented, but here's the question...
  218. Help please - SASE question
  219. Question about "exclusive submission" request
  220. Pitching a Series
  221. Got a request; have a question
  222. Question About an Agent's Request
  223. How to specify an agent when emailing an agency?
  224. Plain Text/Rich Text Email Query Format Frustration
  225. Writing Nonfiction and Fiction
  226. Does Time of Year Play a Role in Querying?
  227. Nudged, but still no reply?
  228. can you include a prologue?
  229. Querying question
  230. Do your plots need to be easy to summarize in a query?
  231. Stealing book titles
  232. Agents & Edits & Partials, Oh My!
  233. Does anyone know what the publishing industry says about traditional publishing?
  234. First agent--what to expect from the editing process?
  235. memoir partial request: include preface?
  236. agent for comic fantasy?
  237. Newer agent vs. more established agent?
  238. Publishing Credits with Student Literary Magazine?
  239. Got Someone's Rejection Sent In Error
  240. Being there -- how important?
  241. Just throwing this out there
  242. Marketing tips needed, no sales as of yet
  243. Agent payment question
  244. Curious question
  245. Should I put a hold on submitting?
  246. publishing credits question
  247. Querying Agents in Other Countries?
  248. Contracts, negotiations, royalties
  249. Are agents/editors hard to please?
  250. Junior Agents vs. Agents