Here is a great post with tips on writing queries
Day 17 : #atozchallenge
Writing a query for the first time can make your knees shake and tremble, or so I’ve heard.
What is a query?
It is a letter of communication pitching either a short form or long form manuscript to a publisher or agent. Short forms include magazine articles, short stories, or poems. Long form – novels, screenplays, non-fiction books, or a collection.
What does a query include?
Essential components of a successful query should include these three things.
- The hook – a one-sentence summary of the book.
- The pitch – 2 to 3 paragraphs which support your hook and should include who (the protagonist), what (the conflict they face), where (setting), when (time frame), why (stakes) and resolution.
- A bio – one paragraph or less, to describe your writing credits and platform.
I had the privilege of working on the query for my first novel with Luke…
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