How To Format Your Query in 5 Easy Steps

If you follow these tips not only will you avoid the spam filter (which is triggered by strange fonts), but you will make it easy to read and fast to consume. How To Format Your Query in 5 Easy Steps: Always use the default settings: remember no italics, bold, or colours. Capitalize your book title.Continue reading “How To Format Your Query in 5 Easy Steps”

How I Read Slush: 3 Lessons for Writers

Agents talk a lot about query letter writing and how we manage the slush pile. There’s the flip side of that too: once we request your material what happens? Well today, you get inside my brain. This is how I read requested material and how you make yours stand out: 1. I read on myContinue reading “How I Read Slush: 3 Lessons for Writers”

Top 4 Reasons Agents Pass Based On Your Sample Chapters

As you know, agents get hundreds of submissions a month. We narrow that down to a select few to request that catch our eye. On top of all the client reading, contract negotiation and putting out fires, we have to squeeze time in to read your sample chapters. It takes us weeks to get toContinue reading “Top 4 Reasons Agents Pass Based On Your Sample Chapters”