Query Letter

Query LetterHow to Write a Great Query Letter:  Advice, from basic to detailed, by professionals in the writing field

How Much Should You Personalize a Query Letter From columnist, professor, and blogger Jane Friedman.

How to Write the Perfect Query Letter  Detailed how-to on writing the perfect query letter from Writer’s Digest’s.

How to Write a Query Letter (at a glance)  Big list of links from Kidlit 411, a great source for children’s book writers.

How to Write a Query Letter – A Basic Breakdown  Advice from the Sub It Club, a support group for writers and illustrators.

A Pretty Much Foolproof, Never-Fail, Silver-Bullet Query Opening  From literary agent John M. Cusick.

The Query Letter Basic how-to on writing that first-impression letter from Writer’s Digest Shop.

Query Tips No One Tells Writers  From literary agent Carly Watters.

Ten Ways to Make Your Submission Stand Out in the Slush Pile  From literary agent Meg LaTorre-Synder.

If you are pitching to an agent (or editor) in person, such as at a writers’ conference:

Five Important Tips on How to Pitch a Literary Agent in Person  From author Tracey Barnes Priestley.

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