Ask Daphne! About “multiple” or “simultaneous” submissions

July 30th, 2013

A busy week for questions here at KT Literary! Today’s comes from Hope, who writes: I’ve been polishing my MS for 6 months now and finally got up the nerve to start querying last night. I decided to start with a small batch, a couple of my top tier dream agents, and a couple with […]

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On Submission Etiquette and Offers

November 3rd, 2010

I tweeted a bit about this earlier, but I thought I could share my thoughts on the subject in a little more detail here. And, after all, it wouldn’t hurt to have this information easily searchable in the future. So, say you’re an author with multiple submissions out to agents — maybe a few queries, […]

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Ask Daphne! About Submission Lists

October 28th, 2010

After I posted on Twitter yesterday that I was working on two submission lists, one of my followers responded wondering what a submission list IS. And, well, I figure if one person is curious enough to ask, there’s probably even more who also have questions, but just didn’t type them out! So, a primer on […]

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Ask Daphne! How many is too many?

June 25th, 2008

A plethora of shoes for Narda, who asks, “As most agents are very busy and even an E-mail query may take quite awhile to receive a reply, how many agents should you query at one time?”

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Ask Daphne! About other agents

June 12th, 2008

Puffaluff gets straight to the heart of things with a picture of these shoes — which seem a strange sort of cross between pumps and several different rollerblades. But on to the question! “When should an author tell an agent that other agents are also perusing the full and/or partial manuscript?”

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