Sending queries, day 1

Today I’m starting sending out the queries. First on the list are the e-mail ones, starting with the UK-based agents.

1. AP Watt agency
 A commercial fiction offering. Query letter and synopsis sent to Mr Jon Elek

2. Ariella Feiner of United Agents

A young adult offering. Query letter, synopsis and 10,000 words excerpt.

3. Darley Anderson

A young adult offering. Query letter, brief synopsis and three chapters, sent to Ms Madeleine Buston

4. Greene & Heaton

A young adult offering. Query letter, synopsis and three chapters, sent to submissions department

5. Anthony Harwood

A commercial fiction offering. Query letter mentioning Alison Goodman, sent to submissions department

6. John Jarrold

A fantasy offering. Query letter mentioning Temeraire and Havemercy and 6 chapters.

7. Marjacq agency

A commercial fiction offering. Query letter, synopsis and three chapters, sent to Mr Philip Patterson

8. Marsh agency

A commercial fiction offering. Query letter, synopsis and three chapters, sent to Ms Hannah Ferguson via online form.

9. MBA agency

A fantasy offering. Query letter, synopsis and three chapters, sent to submissions department

10. Robert Kirby of United Agents

A commercial fiction offering. Query letter, synopsis and three chapters. Note: Kirby is Rob Brydon’s agent. Use it somehow? 😉

11. Rogers, Coleridge & White

A young adult offering. Query letter, synopsis and three chapters, sent to Claire Wilson

12. Toby Eady Associates

A commercial fiction offering. Query letter, synopsis and three chapters, sent to submissions department

13. Wade & Doherty

A fantasy offering. Query letter mentioning David Gemmell, synopsis and 10,000 words excerpt sent to Ms Broo Doherty

Next are US-based agencies accepting e-mail:

1. Inkwell Management

A commercial fiction offering. Query letter and two chapters in the body of e-mail sent to submissions department

2. Jill Grinberg

A young adult offering. Query letter mentioning Westerfeld and Goodman, and 50 pages excerpt

3. Laura Dail agency

A young adult offering. Query letter, brief synopsis and 5 page excerpt sent to submissions department

4. Maas Agency

A fantasy offering. Query letter, brief synopsis and 5 page excerpt in the body of e-mail sent to Ms Jennifer Jackson

5. Matt Bialer

A fantasy offering. Query letter, bio, synopsis and three chapters.

6. Kristen Wolf agency

A commercial fiction offering. Query letter and three chapters sent to Kristen Wolf

Phew. That’s a lot of work. Over the week I’ll be sending out the snail-mails – 10 agents altogether.

Edit: 7. Scott Hoffman of Folio Lit

A fantasy offering. Query letter sent via website form.

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