Category Archives: The Query Process

Second Partial Rejected

I just got a second email rejecting my partial submission. They were “intrigued by the premise” and definitely thought “it has appeal in today’s market” but it just didn’t feel different enough for them and they were concerned that it would … Continue reading

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First Partial Rejection

I just received a very nice email from one of the agencies that had requested to see the first three chapters. They were passing on the project but had some encouraging and critiquing comments. Main comment was that I don’t … Continue reading

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Fourth Partial Requested!

Yay! I am now confident that my basic plot is an interesting one and that I can write a good query letter. Now my fear is that I can’t tell a good story. Four agents are now reading my first … Continue reading

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Third Partial Requested!

Wow! This is getting to be so common place that I almost didn’t scream and jump up and down. Almost. I am actually very excited about this agent. Of all the agents I have queried, this agency represents a book … Continue reading

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Another Partial Requested!

I just had another literary agent request to see the first three chapters of my book and a detailed synopsis! I opened the email expecting another rejection and had to read it twice to make sure I was seeing clearly. … Continue reading

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First Partial Requested!

I am so excited! I’ve been out of town at a wedding and unable to check my email every 5 minutes to see if an agent has written back yet. Last night I finally had a moment to connect to … Continue reading

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Second Rejection

Rejected Again! Continue reading

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