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3 Steps for Writing a Query Letter

After I pitched my novel to a real lifeĀ agent Genevieve Nine and she rejected me – I mean she said her agency was looking for romance right now – I asked her about query letters. 252 more words

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Literary Agents 101: Links and Resources

By Cecilia Lewis

Earlier this month, I discussed how to research literary agents. Today, I’d like to share several helpful links and resources about literary agents. 331 more words


Query Letters - Pick Me! Pick Me!

I’m sending out queries like a mad woman for the YA science-fiction adventure I finished writing. It features LGBT main characters so I know it’s going to be a hard sell, but that’s not going to stop me from at least looking around. 420 more words


The tale of how an aspiring author (almost) managed to hook an agent...

Listen carefully. Once upon a time I nearly managed to hook an agent. Not only that but it was the first agent I sent my manuscript to! 1,210 more words


Query Shark

Another amazing research for query letters. This site is a cornerstone for authors everywhere. The query shark is an actual agent who spends her free time critiquing query letters. 15 more words


Querying again

I sent out maybe five query letters last fall for one novel I’ve finished, and heard back from about three. So I’m forcing myself to start following agents on my new twitter account and next will be looking up my password for Agent Query Connect and so on. 215 more words