QUERY BASICS: Part II

A 3-part series by the agents at Andrea Hurst Literary Management So you’re writing a query letter?  Well, let’s talk about the guts of it, the middle part of a good three-part query.  A good phrase to remember is the three-part rule of any query letter: The Hook, The Book, …

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QUERY BASICS: Part I

To get your query and therefore your manuscript noticed by an agent, you need to start it off with a bang. Something that gets our attention. Present a problem or a situation in preferably one tight, functional sentence that either grabs us and forces us to care or shows us that others already care about what is sure to follow in your query. Create a gap that needs to be filled by none other than your book.

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