Querying Tara Gilbert
Hi friend! Thank you so much for considering me for your story’s representation. I’m excited to check out your query and sample pages!
If you’re looking for more information about me, you can check out my profile at www.corvisieroagency.com or my website at https://storyoracle.wordpress.com/.
A few things to remember when querying me:
• Your query should focus on the characters, conflict, and just enough of the action to grab the reader’s interest. Think of it as the copy on the back or inside cover of a book.
• Make sure your query doesn’t fall into the trap of being long on bio and short on story. There is a bio section for that purpose.
• Your synopsis is entirely separate from your query and should include spoilers.
• If you’ve hit send and notice a typo, formatting glitch, or another issue, don’t fret. I understand and won’t hold it against you.
A few things I DO NOT want:
• Infidelity. I don't want romances about cheating. I'd rather have a poly romance or a triad. ;-)
• Men in uniform don't really do it for me. Women or nonbinary people I could give a chance.
• Stories with pregnancy or babies as the main plot.
NOTE: Do NOT query the same project to more than one Agent at Corvisiero Literary Agency (unless you have rewritten the full manuscript or I have requested materials through an event).
Again, thank you for considering me for your story, and I hope to talk with you soon!
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