The Succesful Query Letter: doing the opposite of everything I have been ever been told

Because sending emails with missing attachments, pocket updating my Facebook status with such as gems as ‘Jackie is  slkdjfsldf’ and broken links on my LinkedIn account weren’t enough I have recently been introduced to a whole new arena of potentially damaging electronic embarrassment: the query letter. Misspelling agency names, classifying my work in the wrong […]

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Death by Query Letter

Convince a stranger to risk their job and profession by investing in a completely unproven product…in 250 words or less. Enter the query letter, described best by Nathan Bransford as  “part business letter, part creative writing exercise, part introduction, part death defying leap through a flaming hoop.” I have recently started composing queries in hopes […]

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