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  1. Named chapters or no?
  3. How destructive are formatting problems in the query email?
  4. Almost Unshopped
  5. Giveaway
  6. Why do they skip around so much and why do they always skip MINE?!?
  7. Do I query with the agent in mind or their assistant that reads the query?
  8. Major screw up - I queried two agents at the same agency
  9. Book comparisons in a query: How important are they?
  10. The latest you can wait to follow up a Twitter pitch
  11. How much longer should I expect to wait, and can I check in?
  12. Moving on from an agent
  13. Querying an unfinished MS
  14. what are my prospects at this point?
  15. Question about querying a MG ms
  16. Agency requires referral from someone they know
  17. Agents who represent poets/poetry?
  18. Cover Letter Vs. Query Letter
  19. Formatting italics for sample pages in queries
  20. R & R Etiquette Question -- Multiple Agents
  21. Ridiculously stupid question: When they say "First Ten Pages..."
  22. Is it polite to respond to a rejection, or an annoyance?
  23. Question on Requested Material for Sub.
  24. A different question regarding resubmission etiquette
  25. Question about "Pen Names"
  26. UK writer potentially querying US agents
  27. Different chapters in different tenses, unpublishable?
  28. Another question about re-submission etiquette
  29. my mom wrote a book called another day another challenge base on true story
  30. Trying to improve my synopsis
  31. Another question about re-submission etiquette
  32. Mention Beta reader responses in a query?
  33. Personalized but ultimately vague rejection
  34. How Does A 'Primary Agent' Differ From Other Agents
  35. Query Formatting Conundrum
  36. Agent is passing but suggesting I submit to another agent in the same firm?
  37. Should I Hire an Editor Before Submitting my MS to an Agent?
  38. Why is money so taboo in writing?
  39. my mom wrote a book about me
  40. Separate agents for different genres?
  41. Legality of Updates
  42. Recommendations in Query Letter
  43. Querying in summer
  44. Book Covers
  45. What percentage of queries get some sort of response?
  46. A Question
  47. Notifying agents that other agents are reading your full
  48. Batching your queries how do you group yours?
  49. Simultaneous Submissions
  50. The importance of having a website
  51. Advice - Revisions
  52. Should I open with an introduction?
  53. Royalty statements
  54. How can you tell if your agent is trying his or her best?
  55. Is this a good query letter?
  56. Synopsis - how much "heart"?
  57. advice on PB queries
  58. Promoting Nonfiction
  59. Agencies that list fantasy but not science fiction
  60. How long should an R&R take?
  61. Formatting question
  62. How do you know when it's time to part ways with your agent?
  63. Is this two proposals, or one?
  64. Promising R&R-- what about other interested agents?
  65. could this cause me problems as I seek publication?
  66. Coagents, the author, and foreign markets
  67. Two #PitMad Requests... from the same agency
  68. Paying former agent a commission?
  69. Would an agent accept a sequel if s/he does not represent the first self-published MG book?
  70. Making a proposal for a fantasy novel series
  71. Concerns Regarding New Agents
  72. Query batches?
  73. Publishing history
  74. Jessica Faust of Book Ends Literary Ask An Agent Guest
  75. Can I Include this Author Praise In My Query?
  76. Should I nudge a publisher again?
  77. Partials and Fulls after Multiple Simultaneous Queries
  78. Approaching an agent with offer in hand if you get a publishing offer before you get an agent?
  79. I have a self-pub success. Should I approach agents about trade publishing sequels?
  80. Kinda new, but can't find where to ask...
  81. Question on Revise & Resubmit feedback
  82. Pitching a Second/Extended Edition
  83. Resubmission etiquette when an agent gives advice
  84. How long can you take to decide when you get an offer?
  85. Green light to sending full manuscript?
  86. A few questions on Revise and Resubmit
  87. Is it ever okay to re-query an agent?
  88. If an agent rejects my screenplay, can I pitch a teleplay to them if they work for both of them?
  89. Writing a large SFF series
  90. Is my project ruined?
  91. Debating which MS to query first
  92. First-Publication Rights (pertaining to a specific matter)
  93. chances
  94. Breaking a book in two because of high word count?
  95. self publishing
  96. Age Discrimination
  97. Deal breaker?
  98. Where can you get advice on an R & R?
  99. Question about "Expenses" clause in offer contract
  100. First full request. What now?
  101. Sequels to Self-Published Novels ... What Are My Chances?
  102. Preregistering copyright question...
  103. Best way to contact?
  104. Agents that sell on Amazon
  105. Mentioning other books when querying a novella
  106. Ask Lane Heymont of The Tobias Literary Agency
  107. What Gives?
  108. One Agency Different Agents
  109. I just did something stupid.
  110. Within what period of time are you obliged to withdraw a query if you accept another offer?
  111. Can you ever query Book 2 of a series if Book 1 wasn't (yet) picked up?
  112. Querying multiple books at once?
  113. Querying new agent at agency where another agent is silent on a full
  114. What Genre
  115. China
  116. Query response times
  117. When more than one agent offers
  118. An agent wants to talk to me about representation. Am I supposed to stop sending out queries?
  119. accidentally just queried an agent from my work email-- whoops
  120. High Powered Agent versus More Personal One?
  121. Unpublished Queries
  122. Should I "Re-Brand" with a Psuedonym after poor-selling books?
  123. Do I need to respond, or just wait it out?
  124. can I bug an agent after 1.5 months if she's getting an exclusive look at the manuscript?
  125. Query Letter for in-person pitch advice.
  126. coming of age, but for adults?
  127. Chances of a new author breaking into the YA Fantasy market?
  128. Wattpad and self publishing
  129. Agent query etiquette- give names if someone offers of rep?
  130. Inform agent with first offer if second offer is received?
  131. Synopsis question
  132. Agent response on offer deadlines- dilemma
  133. Should I chase my agent?
  134. beta queries?
  135. Querying while you still have fulls out?