The Biggest Query Letter Mistake

Are you making this critical query mistake? The biggest query mistake: writers submitting a synopsis instead of a pitch. A synopsis is the play-by-play of your novel. A pitch is a to-the-point email or letter that focuses on the hook, the conflict, and why it matters for the protagonist–and why an agent should read your book!Continue reading “The Biggest Query Letter Mistake”

Sample Material: do’s and don’t’s

When asked to send sample material follow these guidelines: – Most obviously, send your manuscript in the file format that is asked of you. Often times authors send in material in pdf or rtf when we specifically ask for doc or it is password protected. This is a simple task that allows the agent toContinue reading “Sample Material: do’s and don’t’s”