Section II of Key Components of Query Letters That Work

Part 2 of Query Letters That Work! mini-course continued . . . To stand out from the massive crowd of query letters that agents and editors receive on a regular basis, your query letter needs to attract the attention of the editor or agent, and in a good way. We’ve gone over the purpose of … Read more

Key Components of Query Letters that Work

Welcome to Part 2:  Query Letters that Work While, as writers we are creative and our writing needs to show this, the actual process and format of putting together a query letter is formal. In order to be taken seriously as a writer and considered for publication, your query letter needs to contain specific key … Read more

Self Publishing Success

Consider this . . . following are all authors who have successfully self-published (I think this may surprise you!): Beatrix Potter Ezra Pound Leo Tolstoy T. S. Eliot e. e. Cummings Edgar Allen Poe George Bernard Shaw Nathaniel Hawthorne Lord Byron James Joyce Walt Whitman Elizabeth Barrett Browning Anais Nin Mark Twain D. H. Lawrence … Read more

Query Letters that Work

Part One As writers, one would think this would be easy, right up our alley, so-to-speak.  But, the fact is, writing a query letter is a very specific and formal process, one that can leave many writers frustrated and unsure. I’ve worked with many talented writers who have been tripped-up by or struggled with the … Read more