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Works in Progress—A Bite on the Line

An update on my works in progress.

AFTA—An editor wrote back in response to a query letter 341 more words
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QUITE THE QUERY: Caitlin Sinead and HEARTSICK

If you ask any writer about the process of connecting with their agent (or publisher), the majority will say the most difficult part was querying. Not only the actual process of sending out the letters/emails, but formulating the query itself. 589 more words

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3 Common Flaws that Sink Query Letters

In the twenty years I’ve been connecting authors with agents and publishers, I’ve rewritten a lot of query letters. The most common flaws that keep writers from capturing an agent or publisher’s attention are: 222 more words

The Terror of Querying

I don’t know about you, but the idea of querying an agent terrifies me. I have two opinions of this process based on various articles I’ve read. 397 more words

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BLAST FROM THE PAST MONDAY: THE BIRTH OF QUERY 101

When I started this blog I had three goals:

1) Connect with other writers

2) Learn about the publishing business

3) Share what I’ve learned along the way… 489 more words

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Lessons for Writing a Query Letter, Part 2

I’ve been gone a while. Sorry. I’m buried in a landslide of grad school applications and three jobs and preparing for three weeks of domestic and international travel. 687 more words

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