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  1. How Many Queries at a Time?
  2. How long to wait?
  3. Does debut/only credit genre affect Agent
  4. An acceptable way to find an agent?
  5. Getting feedback on one's agent query letter
  6. Question answered
  7. Is my material stuck with the assistant?
  8. Can I submit?
  9. Requested Bio?
  10. Need some quick help on Agent's request
  11. Favorite Agents-
  12. Ch 1 -- send prologue and, or?
  13. Query Letters & Synopsis
  14. Author's Note (probably jumping the gun here)
  15. Exciting words?
  16. East Coast Storm Etiquette?
  17. Selling a US book through a UK agent?
  18. Can't Shop As A Memoir
  19. Which book is better?
  20. How long before a follow-up
  21. Reader Report and Revisions
  22. How to respond?
  23. Sending and Resending to Agents
  24. Now what?
  25. Could you interpret this for me?
  26. Should I nudge and, if so, how?
  27. Agents asking for a series?
  28. What To Write Next?
  29. This happen to anyone else?
  30. Does distance matter?
  31. Submitting to more than one agent in an agency
  32. No response to full possible blocked email?
  33. Book royalty scams?
  34. Is this weird?
  35. is 50K words enough?
  36. Submitting Letter and Manuscript in Different English
  37. What does "More information" mean?
  38. Character ages in queries and or synopses
  39. Meeting with agent - what to expect?
  40. Is Something Wrong with the Query?
  41. Title Pages with Partials?
  42. Whether to query a novel as 'literary' or 'mainstream'
  43. Querying over the holidays
  44. query credit question
  45. Query vs Cover Letter
  46. The Canadian market
  47. Book sales
  48. Canadian market vs. American market?
  49. Planning to break the rules
  50. UK vs. US agents' respective stats?
  51. Agent interaction, Is this normal?
  52. A question on queries and synopsis
  53. Author Bio
  54. English or American?
  55. Question about agent preferances...
  56. How should I submit a revision to an agent who has changed agencies?
  57. What order to submit: letter; synop; chapter
  58. Confused...
  59. How long...?
  60. Request but wrong title
  61. HELP!!
  62. Agent for Esoteric novel
  63. General question about query letters
  64. Sample pages in a query
  65. Agent submission inquiry
  66. Good Manners & Querying Several Agents
  67. Literary Agent (Nebraska)
  68. When writing your log line,
  69. Querying over Christmas?
  70. The line between pushy and reasonable
  71. Revision request quandary
  72. Full Manuscript Protocol Question
  73. The Role of Agents After A Writer Starts to "hit it big."
  74. Agents Seeking 'Commercial Fiction'
  75. Criteria for Email Queries
  76. New Adult books: how do editors and agents view them?
  77. query blurb for when you've met the agent already
  78. When they accept either, do you email or snail mail?
  79. Great guides to finding the right agent?
  80. When to nudge after an agent has previously "lost" MS?
  81. Literary agents outside of New York?
  82. If at first you don't succeed...?
  83. Question About an Offer
  84. Putting Together a Hard Copy Manuscript Submission
  85. Revisions: before or after getting an agent?
  86. Do you always include word count in your query?
  87. Comparables: put them in the query letter, or not?
  88. Querying: crap!
  89. How long before querying another agent at the same place?
  90. How long to keep searching?
  91. Photographs for Historical Fiction query
  92. Approaching an agent with a different genre
  93. What to put in the Subject line of an email query
  94. How to determine if an agency is "once and done"
  95. Poor queries to great agents = I'm screwed
  96. Submitting to multiple agents on the same agency?
  97. Previous Agent?
  98. querying via an online form
  99. "email X number of pages" - what constitutes a page?
  100. Worth mentioning blog/social media in a book proposal?
  101. Re-submitting after 2 years?
  102. Page Count in query
  103. How would I go about getting an agent?
  104. How many rejections does it take to know your query sucks?
  105. An Offer of Representation, but I Haven't Finished Querying
  106. How do you write a pitch?
  107. Content and language disclaimer in query letter?
  108. Saying your MS is "completed" in your query letter
  109. Twitter- Important to Querying?
  110. Multiple Agents allowed?
  111. How long to wait between querying different MSs?
  112. When agents call....
  113. Boutique Agency
  114. Sending sample pages
  115. How to get an agent for representation? I've already sold my book!
  116. Paragraph indentations in your MS? email vs. paper
  117. The "tone" of the synopsis as compared to the query letter
  118. Question about the wording of a contract
  119. Free event in NYC with Janet Reid and Donald Maass
  120. Book one but not book two
  121. Query Letter Help
  122. How Soon to Remind an Agent?
  123. too short
  124. World English Rights?
  125. Re-sending a synopsis to an agent?
  126. Is this a good idea?
  127. I nudged on a query... Was that a bad move?
  128. Stood up by an agent!
  129. Agent names
  130. A Perfect Query Letter?
  131. Word Counts
  132. When an agent suggest, 'Query widely'
  133. ? RE: Twitter #PubTip - Agent#1 getting commission?
  134. Question about setting in a query,
  135. Critique response
  136. Advice from those with agents?
  137. Query or conference pitch?
  138. What is the etiquette? - revise & resubmit question
  139. Market for an Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance that's NOT YA
  140. Speculative or Paranormal?
  141. How to frame a synopsis?
  142. Book Proposal
  143. FYI... A webinar hosted by Kate McKean
  144. Should I continue querying?
  145. Querying a YA/Sci Fi. Should I focus on YA agents or Sci Fi?
  146. Requests for Future Work
  147. Language in YA - Important?
  148. Request on an option
  149. Equery Question
  150. Would agent be interested in possible promotion angle?
  151. Would a Video Game be Enticing?
  152. My Agent
  153. Attach First Three Chapters with Query?
  154. Get on panel...
  155. Day in the life
  156. Submission vs Query
  157. Promotion while querying
  158. querying a series, interrupted
  159. Agent question
  160. ground rules for exclusives
  161. Is it a bad idea to have a website?
  162. Am I still a debut author to agents if I'm self-published?
  163. Memoir - From Self-Pub to Pub
  164. Contact publisher before agent?
  165. Zen Novel
  166. Agent contract advice
  167. Agent Advice- is this correct?
  168. Is this normal behavior for an agent?
  169. Do you really read everything?
  170. Querying two different manuscripts?
  171. Looking for some basic help, process by which I get my work published?
  172. If You Get a Contract, Should you Seek an Agent?
  173. Questionable names
  174. Amazon breakthrough competition
  175. My bunny is peeing orange
  176. What an Agent Requires
  177. Is Adult POVs in YA Novel A Kiss Of Death?
  178. Question about exclusive reading
  179. Question on Revise & Resub Request
  180. 5 Short Books = Trilogy?
  181. How did you gather Agent info to query?
  182. Re-submitting to agents
  183. question on how to get started
  184. Live and Learn
  185. Querying different agents in same agency for different genres
  186. Why are some agents so rude?
  187. How do literary agents get the contact info of editors at different publishing houses?
  188. Submitting directly to editor - so how do you get an agent?
  189. When querying...
  190. What Genre is Ready Player One?
  191. 29 ways NOT to submit to an agent
  192. query requirement clarification
  193. At My Wits End on Emails
  194. Notify agent of other requests?
  195. I want to freak outbon agents!
  196. How to respond to this Agent
  197. Why are some agents not part of AAR?
  198. A question for agents/editors about italicized inner dialogue
  199. Agent Question
  200. Agent requests bio & marketing statement
  201. Requery After Rejection?
  202. Following Up
  203. feedback from agent?
  204. Majoring in Creative Writing
  205. Is nine months too long on a full MS response?
  206. How much is TOO much?
  207. I don't like your book, but...
  208. is this a scam?
  209. Amateur or not?
  210. Two Questions!
  211. Agent marked up pages/resubmitting...
  212. Query Letter Format
  213. Agent auto-received msgs don't double down
  214. I have a work finished, but don't know what to do
  215. Pitch Slamming Prep
  216. Seeking An Agent Without A Manuscript?
  217. Am I being paranoid?
  218. are queries for literary fiction different?
  219. Odd Request
  220. Thoughts on 'new agents' with few sales
  221. Agent's neutral response to MS...?
  222. Putting a feeler out...
  223. When an agent asked to see your next book, but.....
  224. First snail mail sub- question about SASE
  225. Advice very much needed...
  226. Agent interested; book too long?
  227. How to nudge your agent (politely)?
  228. Should I mention that I'm an indie bookseller in a bio?
  229. Two Agents asking for exclusive at the same time....
  230. Is it my writing or the concept that is getting rejected?
  231. Re-querying agents after 7 months - with revamped MS
  232. Apparently I need a Politically Incorrect Agent
  233. "I didn't connect with it..."
  234. Curious about non-U.S. agents
  235. Help with my pitch!
  236. A question about agencies
  237. E-mail or Snail mail query
  238. Is it acceptable to query a 2nd book when you have another on exclusive?
  239. Sample pages in e-mail query
  240. Agent Phone Call?
  241. I'm Going To Ask Anyway (Subbing Agency)
  242. Too short for a novel, too long for a novella
  243. Finding an agent with interest in the Chinese market
  244. MS Request Concern
  245. Time to nudge...
  246. Question about Canadian/US agents and spelling
  247. Co-Authorship/Co-Creation
  248. Confusion about querying
  249. When to mention I already have an agent
  250. Pitching a multi-book deal.