A Checklist for Querying Picture Books


No matter what type of book you’re querying, it’s a TON of work to put together a query package. There are a lot of factors to consider when trying to find the right agent for your manuscript, but when it comes to picture books, there’s even more to consider. I’ve been deep in the query … Continue reading A Checklist for Querying Picture Books

Pitch a Book, Win an Edit


THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED The time has come: Pitch a Book, Win an Edit has arrived! I’ve tried to predict and answer all your below: What is Pitch a Book, Win an Edit? Pitch a Book, Win an Edit is a contest where everybody wins, but only one person gets the grand prize. Writers pitch … Continue reading Pitch a Book, Win an Edit

List of literary agencies now features 50 more


The List of Literary Agencies Around the World now includes 350 agencies, a collation of sources including Twitter, QueryTracker, Publisher’s Marketplace, ManuscriptWishList, and the Writer’s Market books. It is a very helpful resource for anyone querying. Every agency listed includes a link directly to their website, to aid writers in identifying the agent or agents … Continue reading List of literary agencies now features 50 more

TwitterLit Advice Issue 3: What You Shouldn’t Put in Your Query


Victoria Loder, Agent with The Rights Factory recently started a new series of tweets called Things Not to Include in Your Query. It’s pretty informative and funny, so if you haven’t checked it out yet, please do. A new series called Things Not to Include in Your Query: Screenshots of your editor saying your book … Continue reading TwitterLit Advice Issue 3: What You Shouldn’t Put in Your Query