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How To Write A Query Letter

We’ve worked with many creative writers over the years to perfect their query letters—whether we’re helping to improve on an existing query or putting our heads together and starting from scratch. We’ve helped many writers learn to pitch literary agents via queries! Our query letter tool kit is your secret weapon!

We sincerely hope the free articles below will make your life a bit easier when it comes time to approach literary agents with your query. Good luck! (Oh—and if you want our help, you know where to find us!)

How-To Basics:

Writing A Blurb Or Mini-Synopsis For Your Book

Writing A Bio That Shines

You Wrote A Query Letter: What Next?

Submission Etiquette

Related Issues

A Couple More Links We Like

How To Write A Query Letter

Another query letter article with sound advice

Final Thoughts

Please bear in mind that knowing how to write a good query letter is only one tiny piece of making a successful connection with a literary agent. You’ll also need do a lot of research to find the agents who are appropriate for your query (and eliminate those who aren’t appropriate). And, of course, the strength, originality, and marketability of your book will be a major contributing factor to your success. If you would like to submit your book for consideration at Writer’s Relief, view our submission guidelines.

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