Tag Archives: query letters

What I Learned from CT Fiction Fest

Terri-Lynne DeFino’s workshop on the Truth About Rejection: Writing Successful Query Letters was a great way to kick off the workshops. There is no truth. It is all a matter of opinion. And sometimes just catching someone on the right … Continue reading

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The Good vs. The Bad Rejection Letter

In the age when many agents are moving to the no response is a response model, there is still such a thing as a good rejection. When an agent takes the time to address me by name and use the … Continue reading

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Into the Forest of Querying

So after months of slaving over my query letter in response to amazing feedback from agents, authors, and friends, I sent out my first query today! I keep a spreadsheet of all the queries sent and the responses. I sent … Continue reading

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Agent-Author Day at Backspace–What I Learned

I got a good night’s rest and starting working on revisions…but I wanted to recap more from the Agent-Author Day at  the Backspace Writer’s Conference. The “Query Letters That Work” panel did a great job covering what genres they accept … Continue reading

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Writer’s Digest: Pitch Critique Webinar

Last Thursday, I participated in the Writer’s Digest Webinar–Critique Series: Novel Queries & Pitches with Chuck Sambuchino. It was absolutely worth it. Chuck is a great speaker giving you  helpful tips and a good overview and then delving right into the … Continue reading

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