Amazon.com's 2009 Breakthrough Novel Award contest opens for submissions on February 2; submissions are only open until February 8, so get ready to submit!
Get all the details here.
Interested in learning more about the children's market? Want a chance to have your first page critiqued by an insider? Find out more about Alice Pope's February 12th webinar here.
Thanks so much to everyone who participated in the Link Lotto contest! This week's winner is Vicki Tremper -- congratulations, Vicki! This was our final round and the contest is now closed, but we still encourage you to link often and thereby help others find out about both the main QueryTracker.net site and our blog!
Patrick has added new agents to the database. You can always check when new agents are added by clicking on LITERARY AGENTS > NEW & UPDATED AGENTS from the main QT site.
1. Hannah Brown Gordon at Foundry Literary + Media reps
- Historical Fiction
- Literary Fiction
- Science Fiction
- Women's Fiction
- Young Adult
- Biography and Memoirs
- Celebrity, Pop Culture, Music, Film and Entertainment
- Current Affairs and Politics
- Science and Technology
- History and Military
2. Kate Hordern at the Kate Hordern Literary Agency in the UK
3. Thomas Willkens at The Jeff Herman Agency, LLC reps tons of different types of nonfiction
4. Marsha Philitas at the L. Perkins Agency reps
- Women's Fiction
Coming Next Week
We'll take a look at another great QueryTracker.net feature and bring you Part 2 of Heather Dyer's tips on writing a stellar novel synopsis. Just in case you're still struggling to compose that one-liner for your elevator pitch, guest blogger Michelle McLean is going to help you out. And that's just the beginning, so don't miss next week with the QueryTracker.net blog team!