Query Letters

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How to Write a Query Letter (at a Glance)  


A query letter is a letter geared toward literary agents or editors asking if they would like to see your manuscript. Query letters are your introduction and a TEASE of your book. Query letters need to be perfect, free of spelling and grammatical errors. They need to be concise and professional! Avoid gimmicks at all costs! 

If you're having difficulty writing one for your manuscript, a freelance editor or critique group can help. Below are additional resources to help get you on your way. Good luck!








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