Aloha all,
After participating on this board it occurs to me that this may be of interest.
Two of us (and we are trying to get more) who have obtained representation have posted our original queries on our blogs. (You may have to scroll down to see them). I know that you can post your query in "show your work" but it may be helpful to see some that have worked.

http://author-in-the-trenches.blogspot.com/

and

http://pkwood.blogspot.com

Good luck,
ORION