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  1. Should I send a follow up?
  2. How Do I Answer this Question?
  3. Querying Under a PenName/Silly Email Address
  4. High Fantasy-humor market?
  5. "Tiered" agents/agencies
  6. Querying more than one agent from the same agency?
  7. Help interpreting an agent's behavior
  8. Is a 70K word count novel too short to be considered?
  9. Which comp titles considered a big no no?
  10. Boutique or larger agency?
  11. Split Payments - pros and cons?
  12. Comperative titles- query letter
  13. Parallel universe and demons - how should I query this novel?
  14. An agent asked to tell about myself - what should I say?
  15. Getting an agent on "short notice"
  16. Revise & Resub Request - Notify Other Agents with the Full?
  17. Body of email
  18. Cookie-cutter query letter
  19. Interesting response from an agent
  20. Two questions
  21. Branding/career question
  22. Personalisation in queries
  23. Decisions...decisions! (agents)
  24. Offer of Contract from Publisher for 3 Works but...
  25. Rights reversion issue
  26. Submit to a Publishing House via a Contact, or Seek an Agent?
  27. Which query letter subject line is the best?
  28. Agents with editorial services?
  29. Did I handle Agent response correctly?
  30. For agents that request the first 5-10 pages with the query, do they read it if the query is bad?
  31. Being patient
  32. Going back after title/format change
  33. When to nudge on a promised timeframe?
  34. Pitch to agent at conference who already rejected your query
  35. Who to address query letter to?
  36. Posting part of novel for online critique - will I still get offers?
  37. 50 pages--how strict?
  38. Do you personalize your query letter in the beginning, or at the end?
  39. Responding to agent's personalized rejection (not on full). Need advice
  40. Attach or paste to the body of email?
  41. What to do?
  42. A good idea to mention the similarity between your book and ... (read on please)
  43. How many query letters have you sent so far?
  44. Would you query an agent who sounds like a good fit for your current book, but ... read on please
  45. Getting an agent for the first time - advice?
  46. Screenplay
  47. Help - my agency is sitting on film, audio and foreign rights!
  48. Can I 'Lie' About The Genre?
  49. Querying against trends
  50. Audio/video queries
  51. Manuscript revised after querying
  52. Should I email interested agents on the day of the offer deadline?
  53. My agent has lost her mind...
  54. Addressing to specific agent in email query
  55. When approaching a new agent...
  56. Would an agent care about works I don't mention on a query?
  57. Scrapping a manuscript that an agent request pages of
  58. How long to wait to query another agent at the same agency?
  59. Query Critique
  60. When the MC is MG but the novel is not
  61. Agent asks an author bio?
  62. Can it be done?
  63. Do New Fiction Writers Have to Have a Blog?
  64. Query letters for Twitter pitch
  65. Do I need to reply to emails like ...
  66. Agent Etiquette
  67. Querying agents who request off Twitter pitches when they've said they 'don't connect' w/y voice
  68. R&R Exclusive Etiquette?
  69. Is my agent not for me?
  70. Querying another agent at the SAME agency if the first passes on full
  71. Query Help?
  72. Should I convert a British spelling to American when submitting to American Agents?
  73. quick agent question about submission
  74. Wiring money from USA to UK – HELP!
  75. When to notify other agents of offer of represention - before call?
  76. Small publishing house vs. agent approach
  77. Finding good agents
  78. Querying Question
  79. Synopsis Question
  80. Pitch contest with a full and partial out
  81. Do you nudge the nudge?
  82. In the window between offer of rep and signing...
  83. Writing Workshop series idea...
  84. Nonfiction book question
  85. Is it okay to re-query if that is within agency guidelines if the original query was botched?
  86. I never felt bad about my novel until after I hired an agent.
  87. Do they read all the way?
  88. How much personalized attention to a given agent should be in the query?
  89. "Handshake" before contract signing .. are you bound?
  90. Short Stories Turned Into Books?
  91. requerying
  92. Book to Movie
  93. When to nudge after speaking to owner of agency? (they have a full of my MS)
  94. How should attachments be named on initial submission?
  95. Synopsis - Do you need it?
  96. Finished Photography Book - What does an agent want to see?
  97. Need Advice for Sending back Completed R&R
  98. Risking it......
  99. Admin please delete
  100. Offer of representation by small publisher - how to proceed?
  101. Lawyer with no publication experience
  102. Silence from agent, is that normal?
  103. Do Prologues Generally Turn You Off?
  104. Querying a duology advice
  105. Submitting a new manuscript to your agent
  106. Should I mention one agent has partial MS in queries to other agents?
  107. Wattpad and Querying
  108. Is it okay to ask authors about their agents?
  109. What to expect
  110. Alex Y. Arnold’s email address?
  111. Quick Question: would you.....?
  112. Will Wattpad Ruin my chances of getting published?
  113. Is it worth submitting in July?
  114. What to do between query bursts
  115. Not getting an agent?
  116. Multiple Manuscripts sent out
  117. What's the downside?
  118. Sending first five pages...
  119. Thinking of Firing My Agent
  120. Agents for YA novellas?
  121. Pointing out a website error/potential obstacle for querying... in a query letter
  122. How far to spread the net..
  123. Unable to find agents
  124. How bad is it if I don't have a web site?
  125. Can I send an updated version of a manuscript?
  126. How long do I have to respond to a request for a full?
  127. Snowball's chance for a 82k MG Fantasy?
  128. Query interest from Twitter
  129. Revise & Resubmit - Meet Me Halfway?
  130. The phone call -- maybe
  131. #askprintrun starts now
  132. Agent Offer! And a Question.
  133. showing your agent a work-in-progress?
  134. What makes for poor sample chapters?
  135. Can I query an agent after self publishing?
  136. Using Publishers Marketplace to find an agent?
  137. Some success in self publishing. Start a new series and go traditional?
  138. Agent Offer/Agency Contract
  139. Time it takes your agent to read subsequent manuscripts?
  140. Can I query an agent for a book already self-published?
  141. What happens if your agent is only interested in selling your first book, but nothing else?
  142. Agent Only Wants to Contract For One Book
  143. Word Count Question
  144. Unexpected pub offer, still on query
  145. Email Queries and Title Pages
  146. Choosing the right genre
  147. Multiple Writers on Debut Novel
  148. Narrative voice
  149. commission question
  150. Do I query the story (the emotional arc) or the plot (the action)?
  151. What to ask an agents' clients before signing?
  152. Undesirable trends?
  153. Sharing: How much is too much?
  154. Thank You for the Rejection
  155. Agency Contract question
  156. What to do with my previously-published sci-fi thriller
  157. How full is a 'full' synopsis when requested alongside the complete ms?
  158. Is requerying agents ever okay?
  159. Disclosing taboo content in query, hurtful or helpful?
  160. Still querry agents if self pubbed?
  161. Working with an agent that could be close to retirement?
  162. Should I nudge?
  163. How would you rate this sales pitch?
  164. Why do Agents change Agencies?
  165. Offers for ebook re-publishing of old titles - what should I do?
  166. Offers for ebook re-publishing of old titles - what should I do?
  167. Interesting interview with agent Dara Hyde
  168. Successful query and manuscript requested, but there's a problem
  169. comps in query
  170. Using recycled characters in a new series
  171. Why do agents ask these questions?
  172. Manuscript question.
  173. Question about nudging
  174. Frankurt Book Fair: a bad time to tell agents you've had an offer of rep?
  175. When a prospective agent asks what else you are working on, how much should you tell them?
  176. Does that 25% (or whatever number people want to use) query response rate apply to top-tier agents?
  177. What are the agent expectations during THE CALL when there are more offers on the table?
  178. Should I tell each agent who asks for the MS how many other agents have it?
  179. Finding an agent abroad.
  180. First line about the weather - sort of?
  181. Conflicting Info on Queries -- What Agents Want
  182. Do writers have to "out" themselves to agents, using #OwnVoices?
  183. Continuing to Query While an Agent Has Your Full?
  184. Offbeat/Quirky?
  185. Images/Pics in queries?
  186. Getting an agent referral
  187. How long for your agent to get back to you on new work? (kidlit)
  188. Following-up with editors agent submitted to. Can you do this?
  189. Should I send a certified letter to agent?
  190. The Send in Batches Theory of Querying.
  191. Bio of a Query Letter... leave out? (Contest Prize Amount)
  192. single project representation in contract
  193. Do posts on Wattpad with a significant number of readers count as publishing credits?
  194. Modesitt for a comp?
  195. Prospective agent rescheduling call
  196. Facetime at conference
  197. Problems with my Query Letter?
  198. agent offering feedback after revise and resubmit request
  199. Is it common to only have your first agent for one book?
  200. Querying Concern
  201. Derail about queries
  202. Cover Letters and Publishing History
  203. Question about publishing two novels with similar plots
  204. A question about agents in the same agency
  205. Only one comp title?
  206. Should I Omit Mention of a Certain Piece in a Query Letter
  208. Good conferences for pitching agents?
  209. Should I nudge on an R&R letter?
  210. Revise & Resubmit Vagueness
  211. Small publisher offer. Should I contact agents I queried?
  212. Formatting a Chapter Outline for Prospective Agent
  213. New agents vs. established
  214. Please critique my synopsis
  215. Querying a false protagonist
  216. Going On Sub - can anyone share?
  217. Straight Talk: Is there hope for a 20th Century Throwback?
  218. Form rejection on full. Is it okay to ask for feedback?
  219. Query Qs (or blues?)
  220. Exclusive Revise & Resubmit?!
  221. Question about an agent
  222. Communicating with my agent
  223. Parting ways with an agent while on sub -
  224. Published; now switching agents. Will agents look upon me poorly?
  225. Agent + Small Publisher = ???
  226. Stupid questions regarding query letters
  227. Exclusive ms. request (after the fact).
  228. If you're hot, you know it. Right?
  229. Labeling the manuscript properly in the query letter
  230. Finding Comps for Science Fiction: Style, Story or Subgenre?
  231. can online publications be a problem?
  232. Does a Call Mean an Offer?
  233. Mental Illness
  234. Comp list question
  235. Can't believe it
  236. Response....
  237. R&R Followup-- Advice Appreciated
  238. R & Ring with one agent while others are waiting -- should I nudge?
  239. No Reply.... another agent at same agency?
  240. Slow R&R
  241. In need...........
  242. Question
  243. plays as comp titles
  244. What if you receive an offer while working on a R&R?
  245. Does a university journal count as a previous publication?
  246. So... how is seeking an agent these days?
  247. Notifying Agents of Offer of Publication For Unrelated Manuscript
  248. Is this correct?
  249. How do you write a query letter for a short story collection?
  250. What do they mean by submission history?