Day: April 29, 2012

Finding an Agent for Your Novel: How to Write a Perfect Query Letter

The power of a query letter cannot be overestimated. An agent forms a first impression of you and your manuscript from your query letter, and it’s often solely responsible for convincing the agent to read your work. There’s no true formula for a query letter; if there were, every single manuscript would be requested by …

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Writing Is Rewriting Is Rewriting Is Rewriting

Everyone’s doing it—your kindergarten teacher, your car mechanic, your acupuncturist, that nosy neighbor across the street—so why can’t you? It’s not brain surgery, after all, and the only heavy lifting required is raising finger to keyboard, and voila, you’re a writer! Or … not. Writing may not be brain surgery, but it’s definitely surgical, and …

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