Monday, October 22, 2007

More About Query Letters

Query letters seem to be a never-ending source of blog posts. Here are a few more that I found which might be helpful:

The Rejecter wrote about Query Letter Basics and Credentials that you should or should not use in query letters.

Author Victoria Strauss at Writers Beware! wrote about More Reasons Not to Use Automated Query Services.

Agent Kristin Nelson on her Pub Rants blog gives examples of query letters that her clients sent her and what she thought about them. This includes her posts on Query for Demon’s Lexicon and Query for Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. She also shared the letters that she wrote to the publishers for Demon's Lexicon and Hotel on the corner of Bitter and Sweet.

Jessica Faust at Bookends wrote about Give Me Conflict to capture her attention in your query letter.

Agent Nathan Bransford wrote about the Anatomy of a Good Query Letter and Anatomy of a Good Query Letter II and 101 Things in Queries That Catch My Eye. Make sure to read his post on You Know All Those Rules About How to Write a Query Letter? before you get too stressed out about writing your query letter.


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