Why do I need to write a query letter?
If you’re anything like me, this will be the first thing you say when you find out that you have to write a query letter, whether it be to an agent, or a publishing house.
The reason, I have discovered, is because they ask you to.
Agents and publishers, generally, do not want you to send in your whole manuscript at once. It’s a process. You usually send a query letter with a synopsis and sample chapters, then, if requested, the rest of the manuscript.
The next thing you’ll be saying is… um, how do I write a query letter? Read more