I found a terrific blog post on query letters written by Lynn Price, the editorial director for Behler Publications. Lynn says if you can define your story as either plot driven or character driven it … Continue reading >>
A few people asked exactly how many queries is a "small batch of queries" when I talked about my submission process in finding an agent.
Small, to me, is eight.
I mailed (or emailed) a batch of … Continue reading >>
A typical query letter starts out with a hook, which is followed by the most important information an agent wants to know upfront: genre and word count.
The next two paragraphs are the pitch: what … Continue reading >>
For those who asked how I researched 100 agents and other specifics:
Agent Query has the most up to date information, and you can narrow your search to, for example, agents who represent different … Continue reading >>