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#1 stumblebum

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Posted 16 May 2015 - 03:11 PM

It's the details that always trip me up.

 

With an agent, it's simple. "Dear Ms. So-and-so."

 

But I'm not, as far as I can tell, addressing a specific person when I send a query package to a small publishing house. Whom do I address? I know agents get all ruffled when you address them as "Dear Agent."

 

Is it the same with indie publishers?



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Posted 16 May 2015 - 04:08 PM

If you don't have the name of an editor at the house, then address it to "Dear Editor." A lot of small presses rotate the reading of submissions to their different editors, so it shouldn't be a problem to use a generic address.

 

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Posted 17 May 2015 - 10:05 AM

Thanks!






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