While at the Writers Digest conference I came across a business card from a person who proposed to solve all your querying problems.
She'd do it for you.
I heard second hand (so reliability is not 100%) that she was telling writers she could text agents and ask them to read client books.
After I stopped laughing, and after I stopped weeping with frustration, I just banged my head against the wall for a long long time.
It breaks my heart to think writers get sucked in by this kind of empty promise.
Let's overlook for the moment that I'd actually pay attention to a text from someone pitching me ANYTHING.
Let's overlook for the moment that pitching anyone by text isn't even polite, let alone good business.
If someone does this, and it's YOUR NAME she's pitching, guess how that bodes for you?
Well, it's not the end of the world. I simply discard queries from anyone other than the author. No matter how they arrive.
But you don't know that. And GreedForBrains certainly isn't going to tell you that.
So you get a big fat resounding silence and guess what. You think it's about you.
Well it's not.
Not even a little bit.
I never saw your work.
I only saw the lady with her hand in your pocket offering to rub your insecurities with snake oil.