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  1. How many agents do you query at one time?
  2. instrumenting success
  3. Word Count ? RE: Epigraph
  4. Is being a young author good or bad?
  5. Memoir Agent
  6. Choosing a genre
  7. Overview -- What Is It?
  8. Is a sample chapter any chapter?
  9. I don't have any writing credits!
  10. how to get published?
  11. A question about sample pages
  12. agent question
  13. A Novel Idea...
  14. I am MORTIFIED.
  15. Norwegian fantasy publishers/agents?
  16. Quick question
  17. looking for agents to submit to
  18. Full or Partial Request
  19. Finding The New Kids On The Block
  20. 6 too many?
  21. When submission guidelines are different between agent and house
  22. What is the standard time to wait?
  23. Pitching a Series to an Agent?
  24. Trilogy Question
  25. Small Press Large Volumes???
  26. Submission History
  27. Prospective Agent Requested Edits
  28. Dream agent AHOY! ...or not.
  29. But what does it all mean?
  30. Query altered ms. to agents who form rejected?
  31. Question about agents.
  32. Are Some Of These "Guest Agents" Gone For Good?
  33. International agenting: help?
  34. Laws for reproducing print online (non-profit).
  35. Do agents represent authors or projects?
  36. The legalities of using scientific ideas
  37. Partial request: They want a submission history
  38. I got an offer! Now what do I do about outstanding queries?
  39. Err Agents Like my Query, Not So Much Opening Pages
  40. Sticky wording in submission description
  41. Synopsis --Start In Media Res Like the Story It's Outlining, Or No?
  42. Blurb or endorsement?
  43. Agents for "conservative" political fiction?
  44. The next step . . .
  45. Page Count: How Picky Are Agents?
  46. Two agents?
  47. Ask a silly question...
  48. Winning query letters---from amazing souls who had zero credentials.
  49. Etiquette Question - Need Advice ASAP
  50. When is the best time to call an agent?
  51. Resubmitting a query after rewrite?
  52. Any tips for finding the right Agent for me?
  53. Meeting with an agent
  54. An agent has contacted me about my novel. Good news and bad news.
  55. Two Different Agencies, Same Address
  56. Question for Publishing Veterans
  57. Is this a good sign or business as usual?
  58. What is the point of status update emails?
  59. Should I Write or Call?
  60. I need a agent in ga
  61. SASE whoops?
  62. My Query's Too Long!
  63. I don't know what to do.
  64. Question about protecting one's work
  65. The best way to find an agent
  66. At what stage is a synopsis requested?
  67. Okay to Cheat On Font?
  68. Got the book. Then what?
  69. Need help PRONTO like!
  70. Silence from Agent
  71. Outline vs. Synopsis
  72. Good and Bad times to query
  73. Calling to make sure the agency received the manuscript?
  74. Got a contract on my own. Do I still need an agent?
  75. Send manuscript via email
  76. Please flame this Ijit. (Or give me helpful advice your call)
  77. Unsure what to do with interested yet distant agent
  78. Silence from Prospective Agent
  79. What to send
  80. 2 POV query?
  81. When To Follow Up?
  82. Proposal and Synopsis Confusion
  83. Mentioning MFA acceptance
  84. A reject I don't understand.
  85. Status Update / Being a Nuisance?
  86. Another 'Went to follow up' thread . . .
  87. HELP! Am I dead in the water?
  88. $10,000 to agent before book published?
  89. Self-Addressed Stamped...BOX?
  90. query salvos
  91. Icelander looking for english-speaking fantasy publishers.
  92. Another "silence from agent" question
  93. Agent for Quirky Fiction
  94. Querying Multiple Projects
  95. When signing with agent - is it okay to take agreement home first?
  96. asking about a agent
  97. Short Stories
  98. Updating Agents When MS Is On Full Sub
  99. e-book publishing creds
  100. Re-subbing Question
  101. Two Books on Submission With Two Agents
  102. Agents representing a teen
  103. Agency process
  104. Synoptic Chapter Headings -- A Turnoff to Agents?
  105. Help! I'm not sure what to do!
  106. Ack. Multiple queries question. Did I screw up?
  107. What can I expect, being 15 and all?
  108. Agent Percentage Question
  109. Moving to a new agency
  110. Lessons from the Agent Hunt
  111. Agency Names
  112. What can I expect from an agent?
  113. Representation on a not-new book
  114. How long to be patient on partial request
  115. best agents in women's fiction
  116. thoughts on agent-suggested edits?
  117. Self-publishing before going abroad
  118. Querying Publishers/Do I still need an agent?
  119. This is a case of too many agents...
  120. General questions
  121. If an agent sends a nice, personal email...
  122. Query Letters
  123. When to start addressing by the first name?
  124. Formatting sample pages?
  125. I have an agent; so now what are the odds?
  126. simple question
  127. Did I make a mistake?
  128. another simple question
  129. Response time / request question
  130. If an agent with my full switches agencies....
  131. Exclusives that cannot be exclusive?
  132. Looking...
  133. Agent research-Lists and criteria
  134. Agent name in subject line?
  135. Has this question been asked?
  136. Is this advice valid -- saying you will only show proposal to one agent at a time
  137. e-query question
  138. Got an Offer, How to Handle other mss
  139. E-mail Puzzler
  140. Query length
  141. Following up on a full - how to
  142. Help on Agency contract!
  143. Agents not accepting unsolicited works
  144. Two Agent Quandry
  145. Entering contests when you have an agent
  146. Canadian Agents
  147. Climbing over brick walls again
  148. A Question for the Querying Person
  149. Query Theory: Blurb vs Query?
  150. When an agent leaves . . .
  151. Is No Answer the new No
  152. Newbie question about agents (from B&BC)
  153. Agents Reactions to Podiobooks
  154. An Agent building a new client list
  155. advice please please--is this typical?
  156. querying agents abroad?
  157. What do agents mean when they say...
  158. So how many rejections is enough?
  159. Responding to Agents' Requests for Picture Book
  160. Crucial, Important, Not Important, Useless?
  161. Just in time for the holidays
  162. Agency agreement?
  163. Clueless Author needs Author Bio help, begs for assistance!
  164. Do actual rejects mean a better query letter?
  165. Who is the best(rated) LA from NYC?
  166. Agent queries
  167. What if you have several fulls and an agent offers rep?
  168. Typical Time to Ask to "Think about" an offer?
  169. could this lower your chances with an agent?
  170. Earning out advances.
  171. Agents for "New Adult"
  172. Re-contacting interested agents (moved to Ask the Agent forum)
  173. Agents looking at partials, offer from small press - Now what?
  174. When searching for an agent, are writer's conferences worth the expense?
  175. A few query questions
  176. Literary Agents - gender question
  177. PB Agent?
  178. Fighting
  179. 33 partials, one offer, Total Confusion
  180. Snail Mailing materials
  181. Query in December?
  182. Reaching out to UK agents - anyone with experience?
  183. Question about email queries...
  184. Podcast interview with Agent Laurie Mclean
  185. A question to ask an agent?
  186. Question about snail mail...
  187. Under offer?
  188. I wonder what we hopefuls seem like to you, on this board?
  189. Question about terminating a contract
  190. If a publisher takes me on but I have no agent
  191. Leaving an Agent
  192. A Little Confused...
  193. Sci-Fi vs Fantasy
  194. Two agents, or choose?
  195. Questions about 2 agencies - Zachary Shuster Harmsworth and Books & Such
  196. Keep Those Query Letters Coming
  197. Time to split...but how?
  198. When to follow up on a full?
  199. question on sequels . . .
  200. Got offer on neo-noir thriller
  201. Questions Regarding Publication
  202. What are the percentage chances?
  203. Rejection
  204. How much does it cost, for an agent to submit?
  205. Questions about agenting
  206. Different Countries??
  207. Agent Contract...who gets the check...
  208. Etiquette Question
  209. What makes a manuscript 'suitable' for this market?
  210. When a publisher closes?
  211. "shopped around"
  212. First Chapter Without the MC an Automatic Turnoff?
  213. Novella
  214. Another Question On Query Etiquette
  215. How typical are my experiences?
  216. Statistics on being taken on as a new client
  217. Why become an agent?
  218. Those of you with agents ...
  219. Word Count
  220. Can a 14-year old get published?
  221. Agent submission
  222. When your full ms is sitting on another agent's desk....
  223. Sending chapters
  224. Jerked around?
  225. e-queries
  226. Addressing agents in Queries
  227. Taking on clients for 2nd book
  228. Exclusives
  229. When should I assume it is a "no" with an email query?
  230. Another query question--when do you consider a rewrite?
  231. UK v US Agents
  232. Title Pages
  233. Mentioning multiple submissions, putting together a book proposal, SASE
  234. Besides the obvious, what are agents good for?
  235. Is there any disadvantage in getting USA agent?
  236. Synopsis-Wasn't Sure Where To Put This
  237. What should I send with the full?
  238. The Two Page Synopsis
  239. What words do you count?
  240. Re-writing the ms while it's at an agent's?
  241. Holy crap... lost list of agents. How screwed am I?
  242. Manuscript Format Questions
  243. How to use a pseudonym?
  244. Query for two...what do I do?
  245. Synopsis for YA Fantasy. HELP!
  246. Do you still call it a "proposal" if your book is done?
  247. Convert to US English?
  248. Question about 'no email query' agents
  249. How Do You Choose Who To Submit To?
  250. Question about Query