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Offline AlythiaB

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Subject Line When Resending a Query???
« on: April 20, 2015, 02:59:34 PM »
Hey guys!

In the submission guidelines for some of the agents I've queried, they specifically state if you haven't received a response within x weeks, please resend your query because it may have gotten lost. I'm coming up on that time for some of them. Should I note that it's a re-query in the subject line or just state that I'm resending per their guidelines in the introductory paragraph of the query letter?

I was worried if I mark the subject as 're-query,' the agent may think it's for a book they've already rejected and auto-reject. But do I get put back 'in line' if I simply send it along again and then sit around wondering if it's still not going through? How do you guys handle this?
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Re: Subject Line When Resending a Query???
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2015, 03:16:27 PM »
Note that it's a requery in the body of the email. Like "Dear ____, your guidelines say to query again if I haven't heard a respond in ___ time so I am requerying"

Or something

Definitely do it in the introductory paragraph.
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Re: Subject Line When Resending a Query???
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2015, 03:38:43 PM »
Note that it's a requery in the body of the email. Like "Dear ____, your guidelines say to query again if I haven't heard a respond in ___ time so I am requerying"

Or something

Definitely do it in the introductory paragraph.

Sounds good! That's what I was thinking...
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