A variety of quotes from a variety of agents. Common themes seem to be “know who you’re addressing”, “know your market”, “spellcheck”, and “enough with the vague bullshit tell me the plot already”.
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eviscerate comment on the following (revised 3/11/2014):
When his duty becomes cruelty, Murrow—a principled Department of Homeland Security operative—questions whether loyalty to his government is a disservice to his country. 187 more words
So, I have started the process of sending out query letters to literary agents. This is something like saying “I have started the process of passing a kidney stone without the benefit of modern medicine.” I expect it might take a long time and might not be the most enjoyable thing I could be doing. 220 more words