After my experiences with the query process, I am okay with NRMN on queries because the agents get so many. Those that set up automated response are kind souls. What I don't like is when an agent requests a full and never responds. That's the killer. Then the writer is left wondering at what point is it okay to send a nudger--three months? Six months? Never, just give up and assume it wasn't a good fit?
Oog. About 85-90% of the queries I sent for TAW got no response, more than anything I've ever queried, so this is a great reminder of how much that sucks. >_< And I agree with you - agents would be doing so many of us a favor if they would just say "I've received your query, and if I don't respond in X weeks, I've decided your book isn't a good fit for me." Just so we don't have to wonder.And I really appreciate yesterday's post as well, considering I was working my way toward a meltdown last night, but managed to constrain it to a single tweet. Oi.
Ain't that the truth. Goes for magazines too.
Ugh, no response is so frustrating, but I understand why agents do it.2015 A to Z Challenge Co-HostMatthew MacNish from The QQQE
Hmmm... I still have yet to experience this. Guess I'll have to finish my book first. :) Sounds frustrating.
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