Tag Archives: Queries

After our month talking about conferences on the blog, we are now going to spend some time on query letters and submissions. Next week agents Beth Phelan and Victoria Lowes will run a query letter Ask Us Anything (stay tuned … Continue reading

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Jenny Bent will be closed to queries until January 1, 2015.  If you queried before this announcement (made at 4:54PM EST on September 24, 2014), you can expect a response in due course. If Jenny has requested a manuscript from … Continue reading

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Thank you to everyone who entered #pitchFURY. There were so many amazing pitches and after a week of reading and rereading, I have picked my top 10 pitches (+ an extra 4) and have replied to their comments with a … Continue reading

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I see a lot of #tenqueries on twitter where agents tweet the queries as they reject them. Now I understand that these might be useful to writers, but here at The Bent Agency we tend to focus more on what … Continue reading

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I’m sure most of you are familiar with just how amazing a resource Twitter can be for writers, agents and editors alike. Aside from the opportunity to learn more about agents and editors, there is #MSWL (Manuscript Wish List), where … Continue reading

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Our fearless leader Jenny Bent is closing to queries until July 1, 2014. Thanks to her guidance, the Bent Agency has been kicking butt, and now she needs a bit of a break to get caught up with her submissions. … Continue reading

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Having just been away at the Bologna and London Book Fairs, my queries have got a bit backed up, so I’ve just read quite a few and have noticed some similar mistakes cropping up.  Molly and I analysed a lot … Continue reading

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