I post what I’m looking for in submissions on my blog and in every interview I give, but I thought I’d take some time today to elaborate on what gets my heart rate accelerating, and things I’m especially looking for in my inbox this fall. 1. Upmarket Women’s Fiction Also called ‘Book Club Books’ women’s… More What I’m Looking for Fall ’13 Edition
If agents offer responses to queries and requested material (4 to 8 weeks is standard) it might seem like a long time to wait. You’ve just sent them the most important document you’ve ever written! (Or something to that effect…) Here’s why it’s worth the wait: Not only are agents trying to balance incoming queries… More Agent response times
If/when your work is requested by an agent it’s in your best interest to get it to them ASAP. If you take a long time to get your work to an agent (I’m talking 1 to 2 weeks) it says that: a) You haven’t edited your work and you queried too soon b) You haven’t… More When material is requested, get it in the agent’s hands!
Starting March 1st the P.S. Literary Agency will no longer be accepting snail mail queries. We are going all digital with submissions. E-queries only please.