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The Querying Process

You’ve written your novel and now it’s time to query. The query is very important and something you’ll need to spend time on to perfect. We’ve talked about how to write our query and dos and don’ts, so let’s talk about the process of querying. Do your research and personalize each query. Don’t send one…
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August 22, 2017 0

How to Write a Query Letter to Catch an Agent

Writing a good query letter could be the difference between finding an agent or not. It is recommended that novelists complete the manuscript first before starting to write query letters. This way you know that you are prepared in the event that an agent accepts your proposal. There is always a possibility that the agent…
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August 4, 2017 0

Breaking Down the Synopsis

Congratulations, you’ve finished your novel. That’s quite a feat in itself. Now you’ve revised and edited it and are ready to query. But that means you need to have a synopsis ready to go, and these can be harder to write than your novel was. This is where you boil down your story plot to…
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August 3, 2017 0