Tag Archives: query
As part of the A – Z Challenge, today’s letter is R and the theme is Risk Rejection, Reap Reward. As an author, you constantly risk rejection by agents, editors and readers. Many writers give up the dream of being … Continue reading
In keeping with both my Saturday feature and the A-Z Challenge, today’s letter L stands for a fellow YAtopian bloggers and author, Lisa Burstein. She’s kindly agreed to share the query that landed her an agent.
Faar of rejection if something we all live with, but if you want to be a successful author, you have to overcome this fear. After months, even years, of working on a novel, authors then have to show their work … Continue reading
Today I’m kicking off my brand new blog feature with a query of my own. Just a few reminders about what this feature is about: All these featured queries worked! Meaning they snagged the attention of an agent or editor. … Continue reading
Queries are the bane of almost every author’s existence. They are these 2-300 word distillations that must entice, enthrall, hook and excite an agent or editor while providing plot, characterisation and voice. Writing a query is hard work and there … Continue reading