• Agent Observations

    Before You Hit Send

    (Originally posted on Blogger 7/8/2013) While I’ve been dwindling with ideas for my Steampunk posts, I thought about a new post series. I’ve been very busy the last month with┬áthe extraordinary opportunity to serve as an Agency Intern for the Corvisiero Literary Agency. Right now this means primarily looking over queries and filing them. But I see so many common mistakes and thought I would share those sorts of things so you guys in the trenches (and trust me as a querying author, I’m right there in the trenches with you) can make your query stand out. Today’s topic is Word Count. There are dozens upon hundreds of websites that…