How To Write A Query

1. Keep it short. I find it helpful to think of writing a blurb on the back of a book.

2. No exclamation points. None.

3. Start with Dear (name of agent):

4. Go here for examples of what not to do.

5. Join Absolute Write forums. It’s free and very informative.

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One response to “How To Write A Query

  1. … it’s funny, but the queries that have proved most effective for me, in getting some initial interest, have indeed been short and did read like blurbs. Thanks for the info.

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