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The Art of the Query Letter

It’s been a long time since I wrote a query letter so I found I was a bit rusty.  There are hundreds of sites offering advice so I checked out a few then did my best to distill down the information.   Query letter template  Incorporate the book name three times in query.  Three is…
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August 7, 2017 3

Do’s and Don’ts for Writing the Query Letter

So last week we broke down the query letter paragraph by paragraph, but I wanted to talk a little more about query letters today. Query letters are so crucial and important to get right. So today let’s talk about dos and don’ts for writing the query letter. Do personalize. Always personalize your greeting. Research agents…
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February 14, 2017 0

Breaking Down the Query Letter

So you’ve written your novel and are ready for the next step. If this includes traditional publishing, the next step is querying agents. And the query letter is so important. It’s the chance to find an agent for your book after all. So you need to take it seriously. So how do we write our…
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February 7, 2017 1