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  1. Re-submission etiquette
  2. Should I be expecting a response?
  3. Revise and Resubmit
  4. Beyond queries and page one... How many pages matter most?
  5. UK Agents: Simultaneous Queries or not?
  6. What does "exclusive" really mean?
  7. How to respond when agents try to gauge other interest
  8. Should you submit to an agency that's website has an out of date copyright?
  9. Quick Semi-Panicked Question
  10. R&Rs on Partials
  11. R&R Response
  12. HELP I forgot something in my query!
  13. When is a Manuscript Ready?
  14. A few questions
  15. The Kidlit Market
  16. Pitching Grandpa
  17. Illustration in a YA manuscript?
  18. Is my book humor, pop-culture, or?
  19. Should I mention this in query?
  20. What's new regarding agents
  21. Nudging an agent after 6 months futile?
  22. Is it a bad idea to query a new agents instead of an experienced one?
  23. Do you have to meet your agent/publisher in person?
  24. Question
  25. My YA Might Sound Like MG
  26. Repeating content of query in nonfiction book proposal
  27. Finding a New Agent After One Retires?
  28. Can anyone explain...
  29. A publisher is interested; do I nudge agents?
  30. Publications list in a query letter? Help!!
  31. Should I post my chapters on my website?
  32. Is there a master list of agents?
  33. How does writing new books work once you already have an agent?
  34. Do associate literary agents actually sell books?
  35. Exclusive Query Question
  36. How to respond to request for an (unfinished) full manuscript?
  37. Query question re: dual POV
  38. Sad, strange situation... What should I do?
  39. Cross-genre/sub-genre priority when querying an agent
  40. How should a prologue count as far as chapters are concerned?
  41. Querying w/ a series while I'm still in grad school?
  42. Mentioning diverse traits in queries?
  43. Offers, Fulls, and emotional wreckage...
  44. Do agents sell multiple novels at once?
  45. Querying the same agent
  46. Formatting Question
  47. Contacted by an agent--what do I do?
  48. Would this issue create problems for an agent?
  49. Question regarding query ettiquette
  50. How to query an agent when I have a right of first refusal contract?
  51. A few questions of mine
  52. POV problem in query
  53. Further research
  54. I've been querying for five months and I have some questions
  55. First three chapters...
  56. Agents, Authors, and the Agent's Work Product
  57. Using a Pseudonym
  58. Query agent while book is out for open submission
  59. For Agents: Is This Ever Agreed to by Publishers?
  60. Double spaced email query
  61. Miss Snark
  62. Unique situation with unpublished book and screenplay. Would like to hear people's thoughts.
  63. The Etiquette on Pulling a Full
  64. Upmarket?
  65. When agents says they want a synopsis in their query guidelines
  66. I'm being offered a deal
  67. Agent's thoughts about platforms... and the lack thereof.
  68. If I have no writing credentials...
  69. Is it ok to re-query an agent?
  70. Querying First book in series?
  71. Question for agents about book to movie rights
  72. Contract up, offered another. Time to get an agent?
  73. Agent Q&A - Michael Carr, Veritas Literary v2
  74. Are chapter outlines required for fiction novels?
  75. Subbing without a new book complete
  76. Links to facebook and twitter in a query?
  77. Exclusive is up today, how do I go about contacting the agent?
  78. Request to send 40-50 pages?
  79. Query response times
  80. How important is it to have an Agent?
  81. does it help or hurt if your book already is online?
  82. Picking agents to query
  83. Do agents generally say no to a query that would compete against a colleague?
  84. Deal announcements with no "nice deal" text
  85. The Last Five Pages
  86. Interview with Associate Agent Tara Carberry of Trident Media Group
  87. Sign and Agent, Then Write Something They Don't Represent?
  88. "Option," question.
  89. Changing agents in mid-stream?
  90. Following up with an agent who has your full ms
  91. Submitting for YA and Fantasy (or both?)
  92. Query Editions After You're Published
  93. Doesn't Accept Email Queries
  94. Query etiquette question
  95. Offer Notification Etiquette
  96. Can you submit a rewrite to an agent?
  97. Word count
  98. What does an agent want to see in a synopsis of a novel?
  99. Doublespace sample of novel when it's embedded in an email???
  100. Dual POV?
  101. Querying agents and publishers at the same time?
  102. How to query after switching to pen name?
  103. Submitting another writer's work
  104. Can an Irish Author submit to a US agent?
  105. Chapter breaks when pasting into email
  106. Should I let agent know I got auto-receipt twice?
  107. Immediate Re=query
  108. Okay to query agents and publishers at same time w/ different mss?
  109. I forgot to include a salutation in my query?
  110. Querying Middle Grade - Number of Chapters
  111. What is the etiquette for sending full ms after request?
  112. How long can you keep an agent waiting after they ask for a full?
  113. New project, same agent?
  114. Did I just screw up?
  115. Question about agents contacting editors
  116. Querying with two POVs
  117. Former literary agency refuses to take me down from their website
  118. Besides making sales, do agents get paid?
  119. I need help with subject line of query
  120. Query About Life Experience?
  121. Does My Agent Suck or Is It Me?
  122. Narrative synopsis
  123. Protocol on a Referral
  124. % of queries that result in requests for fulls or partials
  125. When (or is) it okay to add an agent on Facebook? (not page, profile)
  126. Agency Being Weird
  127. Query Newbie: Am I doing this right? Targeting the right agent to submit to
  128. How often should my agent be pitching my MS?
  129. Querying an Agent Multiple Times
  130. Protocol For Requerying After No Response
  131. Do agents read everything from the initial query submission before a further request?
  132. When to "Nudge"? (Think I Might've Messed Up)
  133. Nudging?
  134. Author Query vs. Agent Pitch to Publisher
  135. How important is word-count?
  136. How can I convince my agent to nudge editors?
  137. Where can I find the “market information” for my manuscript?
  138. Two Part Query Question
  139. What is the etiquette for searching for a second agent while agented?
  140. Unsolicited Query Letter
  141. How Auctions Work
  142. On a Roll
  143. Agent "announcement" question
  144. Etiquette: Query stage
  145. Can I self-pub while waiting for agents to reply?
  146. Is it OK to send to two agents at the same time in the same agency, but in different countries?
  147. When an agent is going to call you about representation, what are your top 3 or 5 questions to ask?
  148. How long would it be OK to hold out on an agent rep offer before they get fed up?
  149. Can I move to another agent in this agency?
  150. How Did You Get the News?
  151. E-mail query: spaces between paragraphs
  152. Query: How many?
  153. How do I find a good agent?
  154. A Bad Deal Is Worse Than No Deal?
  155. Is it okay to mention your sales numbers in a query letter to an agent?
  156. Saying "Hey, I like your stuff" In a Query
  157. Success with articles, does it matter?
  158. When an agent requests a meeting
  159. Nonfiction Book Doctoring Inquiries
  160. Sample length query?
  161. Trying to figure out best way to send in requested materials
  162. Getting an agent/book deal before the book is written - what if you're famous?
  163. when an agent/agency requests for a certain ....
  164. Translated novels:
  165. Querying when there are two authors?
  166. Not a Fan of the Nudge, but....
  167. Request for a full, but MS has since changed (which version to send)
  168. Agent Wish Lists
  169. Small agencies, new agents
  170. Downside of getting chapter published as stand-alone piece?
  171. Spam filter panic attack
  172. Which territory if you had to choose?
  173. Out of country agents
  174. formatting problems with sample pages
  175. Number of clients per agent
  176. Finding Agents
  177. Mentioning Other Requests in Agent Nudges
  178. Cutting ties with old agent before seeking out new one
  179. R&R
  180. YA fantasy word count
  181. Telling other agents you've had an offer when you've only just sent them your ms?
  182. Is it going to kill my dream?
  183. What if...
  184. Pseudonyms for different genres
  185. What is the biggest advance a book has ever gone for?
  186. Querying a new agent when your former agent didn't manage to sell the manuscript
  187. Agent/author etiquette question
  188. Querying US agents (overseas submissions)
  189. Requested materials from conferences
  190. Am I doing the right thing?
  191. Following up on a follow up?
  192. Agent interest after listing on Amazon.com
  193. Is chronic lateness a deal-breaker?
  194. Would this put an agent or publisher off?
  195. Shall I change it?
  196. Did I ruin my chances?
  197. Attorney/Author as Agent
  198. Editor before agent?
  199. Can I re-query an agent the same book?
  200. Re-Submit Pages
  201. How to write a Query for multiple characters
  202. Query author bio question
  203. Response Times on Fulls
  204. Is There A Default for Attaching / Not Attaching Pages + Synopsis?
  205. How/when to tell a new agent you fired your last agent
  206. Is it bad form to send an updated manuscript this early?
  207. Dream Agent Asked to See A Different Manuscript
  208. Will British spelling/grammar turn-off American agents?
  209. Looking for agencies
  210. Sending Queries vs. Christmas time......
  211. Should I change a character's essence to increase potential "marketability"?
  212. A question on interning at a literary agency
  213. After how many agents' similar opinions should I revise my manuscript?
  214. An intern looked at MS and liked it. Do I mention that to agent?
  215. Film Agent Inquiry
  216. Is this typical for the industry? Or do I have a lame-duck agent?
  217. Five out of Seven Agents Say the Same Thing -- What Next?
  218. Good or bad?
  219. Salutation
  220. Have you met your agent/author?
  221. Should I Nudge a Second Time?
  222. Request for submission history
  223. Offered rep - protocol question
  224. Agent Representation - one work or ALL work?
  225. Where should I start my query?
  226. Sample pages - beginning or...?
  227. How should I describe my book (and target age group) when I pitch it to agents?
  228. Which is the most reliable e-mail provider for querying?
  229. Published author with poor sales querying new project
  230. Pitching to Agents who want Marginalized Characters
  231. Query Letters for Teen MC in Adult Scifi
  232. What do you think about querying during Christmas time?
  233. The same idea :cry:
  234. What is literary agent training like?
  235. Agents agents everywhere... British English, Contemporary, and Sci-Fi
  236. Tweaked chapter, send new?
  237. Does the genre you pick in your query matter much?
  238. Recently Published - Looking for Advice.
  239. Querying Around The Holidays?
  240. Should I mention I've published an article before in a query?
  241. MG books to lead into YA
  242. Fastening pages
  243. Submitted Full Manscript with some overlooked formatting errors
  244. Do you submit to a UK agent if you are in the US?
  245. Synopsis advice
  246. Book Offer with No Agent
  247. Mention previous MS requests to agents?
  248. Publishing first three chapters online
  249. Do agents/editors accept unfinished manuscripts?
  250. How accurate are all the 'guidelines' on getting noticed?