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The Query Letter: Building a Writing Resumé

I’ve been reading some of Writer’s Digest’s “Successful Queries” series lately (after happening upon it via @ChuckSambuchino, who I apparently follow? Where are these follows coming from?). 388 more words

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Quick Links: Query Theories Series

Hello Everyone!

This latest Quick Links is another two-for-one edition. For you writers who have a well-edited fiction manuscript in hand and think it might be time to start shopping for an agent to represent your work, the first step is to start crafting a foolproof query letter. 573 more words

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My Advice on Query Letters

How many of you writers out there have ever tried to write a query letter? I’m guessing most, if not all of you.  Now, how many of you dread the query letter? 2,455 more words

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45 and Going Strong

45 Query Letters sent and going strong!  While I have yet to get a positive response, I am still chugging along…more like slogging.  With the last 10 or so letters I sent and most from now on, I have been making them a lot more personalized in an effort to attract that Lit Agent that might otherwise have skipped right over me.   70 more words

Successful Queries - Day 8 - Marieke Nijkamp

Hello gentle reader,

Welcome to the Successful Queries Blog Series! The idea is to share with you Queries That Worked and to find out what made them stand out in the slushpile. 631 more words

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Successful Queries - Day 7 - Juliana Brandt

Hello gentle reader,

Welcome to the Successful Queries Blog Series! The idea is to share with you Queries That Worked and to find out what made them stand out in the slushpile. 437 more words

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Successful Queries - Day 6 - Rhiann Wynn-Nolet

Hello gentle reader,

Welcome to the Successful Queries Blog Series! The idea is to share with you Queries That Worked and to find out what made them stand out in the slushpile. 728 more words

EM Castellan