Great insight in writing the dreaded query letter.
To recap: this post is going to cover both the Quantum Query panel at UtopYA Con 2014 and also C.J. Redwine’s Query book. Once again, you can find the book HERE, and info on her Query Workshop by following the link. ^_^
ANYWHO! Onto the panel: Panelists include: C.J. Redwine, J.A. Souders, Trisha Wolfe, and Rachel Harris. One of the tips we were given on how to write a good query is to watch movie trailers and see if we can gather what the story is about from the trailer. I thought that was a really interesting idea!
About Queries: The query should cover the first 20 to 30% of the book, be NO LONGER than a page, and the basic format would look something this: Greeting (Dear Full Name), One Sentence Hook (if you have one), Main Hook, Book Title/Genre/Length, Comparisons/Why you picked them/Bio, Thanks, Sincerely, Your Name.
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