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Sep 07 2010 03:56 AM | bigblackcat97 in Query Letter Do's and Don'ts
I've got a round of agent blogs that I check up on and read almost daily. From this I've learned a few things that should be basic starting points for anyone who is getting ready to jump into the world of querying, and also a good refresher fo...
Jan 07 2011 08:17 PM | Pete Morin in Query Letter Do's and Don'ts
Jordan Tohline is an aspiring novelist - actually soon to graduate to published novelist - who writes a wonderful blog about writerly things. He recently posted a MUST READ PIECE in which he reports on the fifty agents who answered his question, What...
Sep 06 2010 10:11 AM | RC Lewis in Query Letter Do's and Don'ts
(Originally posted at Crossing the Helix, June 2010) Mention queries, and writers of all ages sprout a few more gray hairs. The first rule of #AskAgent chats on Twitter is No Query Questions. I haven't yet come across a writer who looks forwar...
Sep 08 2010 04:01 PM | Eli Ashpence in Query Letter Do's and Don'ts
Queen Impatience 00 Poor Grammer Lane Fort Moneybags, South Pole 555-555-5555 email: click here website: click here blog: click here facebook: click here twitter: click here myspace: click here Hello my minions, My name: Queen Impatience I am Que...
Sep 04 2010 05:24 PM | Pete Morin in Query Letter Do's and Don'ts
Sci Fi author A.C. Crispin lists the following common mistakes that aspiring writers make in their query letters: 1. Writers make it too long. A good query letter is brief, no more than one page long. When I say “one page” I mean a few hundred words l...
Sep 04 2010 02:45 PM | Pete Morin in Query Letter Do's and Don'ts
A simple list of do's and don't from a short article by Gail Eastwood: The DO's DO: Make your query letter professional. It should be short (one or one and a half pages max), direct, descriptive and businesslike, set up as a business lett...
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