When your book manuscript is ready to be submitted to literary agents, an effective query letter can make the difference between successfully enticing an agent or having your submission tossed into the reject pile. While there are basics every query letter should...
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7 Best Tips For Writing An Effective Query Letter To Get Your Book Published in 2023 | Writer’s Relief
Updated March 2023 Congratulations, writer—you’ve finished your book manuscript! You’ve had it professionally proofed and edited, and your beta readers gave you great reviews. Now it’s time to write your query letter. Sometimes, even the most gifted writers may feel...
Hair-Raising Query Letter Mistakes That Make Literary Agents Cringe ∣ Writer’s Relief
It’s a task that strikes fear in the hearts of even the bravest, most experienced writers: creating an effective query letter. The hair-raising stress of determining what to include and what to leave out can make you feel like a sleep-deprived zombie. Make the wrong...
Writers: Pinpoint Your Book’s Genre And Write A Great Query Letter—Ask Writer’s Relief | Writer’s Relief
Pinpointing the genre of your novel can be almost as difficult as writing it—especially if you’ve bent or blended some genres. But at Writer’s Relief, we know that defining the genre of your book is an important element of a successful query letter. Genre tells a...
Query Letter Genre Essentials: Pitching An Ensemble Cast Novel | Writer’s Relief
Ensemble cast books—stories featuring plotlines that follow multiple characters—offer a scope and depth that make the narrative structure attractive to writers and readers alike. But summarizing an ensemble cast story in a query letter presents special challenges....
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