Resources for Querying Writers

  • Find agents well-suited to your work by searching the "Acknowledgements" section of comparable titles/genres

  • PublishersMarketplace.com

    • Search "Dealmakers" and
      "Who Represents"​

  • #MSWL

    • Twitter​

    • mswishlist.com

    • manuscriptwishlist.com

  • PublishersMarketplace.com

    • Search "Deals" and consider ​date of last deal; size of deals; imprints/editors with whom the agent tends to work; single- or multi-book deals, etc.

  • QueryTracker.com

    • For an in-depth dive on QT, see my post here

  • Review the  agent website for exact submission requirements

  • Conferences that feature in-person pitches, e.g. writingdayworkshops.com

  • Pitchwars.com is the leading Twitter pitch contest

  • A comprehensive list of other Twitter contests (by date) can be found here

©2021 Site designed & managed exclusively

by Sarah Penner 

Photo cred: Laura Foote Photography