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Thoughts from the Querying Trenches

Querying. Ugh. If there’s an activity for a writer that’s less frustrating, I don’t know what it is. I suppose it could be worse, though. I doubt agents enjoy it any more than writers do, and they’ve basically signed up

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The Query Letter–What Not to Do

This is a reblog of Lindsay Ribar’s excellent post, originally here: http://lindsayribar.tumblr.com/post/103578580193/i-read-120-ish-queries-today-and-then-made-a-poem. Queries are tricky little things; I’ve spent months in Query Letter Hell (yes, that’s its real name) on Absolute Write trying to improve my query skills, and it’s STILL

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