There were 140 reported offers (where genre was indicated). Here's the percentage by genre:
*Only those specifying a genre were included
And, because I am just that much of a Type-A personality, I went back and compared it to the same period last year.
Here's how they compare, percentage-wise:
*Again, only those indicating a genre were included.
For the 09-10 period, there were 79 offers reported.
Are you surprised by any of these numbers? I'd been feeling like Sci Fi and Fantasy were getting a lot more attention these days and, at least according to this, it seems to be the case. And I'm not sure if the genre was changed from Chick Lit to Women's Fiction in the interim, or if they are different genres.
Obviously, this is only looking at one source. But it is still an interesting snapshot.
If you don't use Query Tracker, go check it out. They have a great blog, a fantastic agent database system, and things like Success Stories to keep you motivated.
Stay tuned for my next May/Type-A extravaganza post: QT's Query Stats!