How to Hook an Agent with Your Query Letter
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Whether you are pursuing an agent and a book deal or intending to go it on your own, you have to understand how to pitch your book. Write a spectacular novel and then get it read! A superior pitch (in a superior query) is what you need to seal the deal. You must know how to compose an effective query letter and you must know how to use this tool to pursue publishing . . . you’ll learn all of this, and more, in this tutorial!
What makes a pitch “hot”? What does the ideal query letter look like? What to include and what to avoid—it’s a skill that includes more than just “make it short.”
Instructor Sara Megibow has worked at the Nelson Literary Agency since 2006. As a literary agent, Sara has enjoyed tremendous success selling debut romance authors into major New York publishing houses.
In this 82-minute tutorial video, you’ll learn:
After watching this tutorial, you’ll know how avoid the most common mistakes and how to make your query stand out!
This tutorial was recorded in front of a live audience and even includes a few candid questions (and answers).