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One agent requested full after another offered revise and resubmit


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#1 lionspaws

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Posted 06 August 2019 - 01:11 PM

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I sent out about ten queries for my manuscript, and stopped after one agent offered a revise & resubmit. I'm working on those revisions for her. However, one of the other agents I previously queried just responded requesting a full. Should I send it to her but also tell her I'm working on revisions? Not sure how to handle. 


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Posted 11 August 2019 - 09:34 AM

To my mind, it depends a little on how much revision you plan to do. You obviously want to have your best work go to the agent. So are you a few days away from having it ready, or are you months away?

 

If it's days, finish up the revisions before sending.

 

That said, I've been pretty much an indie for the past several years and haven't been sending things to agents for many years now, so I'd defer to what those currently sending out would suggest.

 

It may be that they'd say wait even if it takes months.






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