Are you interested in working together?
Please read these guidelines.
If you would like me to consider your nonfiction book project, please use Query Manager at https://QueryManager.com/lynnjohnstonlit
This tool has the benefit of giving you confidence that I did indeed received your query and helping me manage the volume more efficiently, thus giving you (hopefully) a faster response. There is zero cost for you to use Query Manager.
If you do not want to use Query Manager, please email me a query with with QUERY in the subject line and the following information in the body of the email:
* Description of the book.
* If it's not obvious, please confirm it's nonfiction. I'm only considering nonfiction projects at this time.
* A little about you, specifically credentials and experiences that relate to the book topic.
* If you're doing anything (speeches, consulting, teaching, podcast, writing) that reaches people who may buy your book.
* Anything else you want me to consider.
I can't open unsolicited attachments.
Please only choose ONE METHOD. Do not query me on Query Manager and directly via email.
If interested, I will contact you within two weeks to request additional material/your proposal. After I've received your proposal, feel free to follow-up with me after a month if you haven't heard from me.
You do not need to submit materials to me exclusively. If I request to read your proposal and you receive an offer of representation from another agent while I'm still reviewing it, I'd appreciate you letting me know.
Thank you for your interest in working with me.
I used to put submissions in a folder and send them to the publisher, by mail or messenger, but more often I'd drop them off after taking my kids to school. Now my kids are young adults and submissions are all electronic; yet, why do I still have too much paper? (These were actual papers next to my desk.)
I am interested in the wide range of nonfiction, especially reported narrative, current events, business, science, health, and self-help. Please consider my recent deals and books as a loose guide to the kinds of projects that interest me but if you're unsure (and it's nonfiction), just try me. Please note the only fiction projects I consider are from current clients.