I made the brave decision to stop marketing NOW THIS! for awhile, due to a long delayed realization that I’m better at the ‘Show’ than ‘Biz’ aspect of my work, and suddenly the queries/bookings started coming in. Alas, I doubt this technique works with agents. “Finally…a writer who has never queried or met us at a conference. Let’s sign her!” BTW, you may have noticed that ‘queries’ was misspelled in the original post. It was a ‘Damn you autocorrect’ moment. Trust me, I know how to spell queries.