Query Category

Query Tips

While we’re on the subject of queries, here a few tips based on what I gleaned over the various writing and agent blogs and resources. 250 words or less for the entire query Agents have differing opinions on personalization, so go with what that agent requests or if they don’t say, go with your gut […]

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Writing the Synopsis to Find the Heart of Your Story

I did what I imagine most people do, and I waited to write the synopsis until I was almost done with the book. After all, until I was ready to market, I didn’t need a synopsis, right? Well, I discovered that in honing my synopsis I actually learned more about my story and what the […]

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Query!! (the longer version)

I am officially in the business of getting published. I don’t say trying to get published because I am confident that at some point (it might take awhile), I will be published. 😀 Last Friday, I sent my first query to an agent. I had thought I would be obsessive about checking my email and […]

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Pitch

So, writing my query letter worked!  For the first time, when someone asked me, “What is your book about?” I was able to give a cohesive answer! Wow, that felt good.

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