Posted by: annemartinfletcher | August 20, 2010

Book Queries That Work, And Why

Are you having trouble churning out those twenty queries I mentioned on Thursday? For inspiration, check out my two new writing links to sample queries, courtesy of the agents at Folio Literary Management.

Tongue-in-cheek query sample–this is great for getting that so hard first sentence down.

Actual query sample.

If you haven’t been hit on the head hard enough with this plea from agents, the lesson I take away is be straightforward, be engaging, AND BE BRIEF.

One last piece of advice from Folio:  format your manuscript differently if you are submitting it electronically or by snail mail.

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