A note about query letters

March 28th, 2008 • Kate

The term “fiction novel” ought never to appear in them if you want to be taken seriously as a writer. Ever.

Filed Under: Slushpile

Tags: , ,

4 Responses to “A note about query letters”

  1. Michelle Pendergrass Says:

    Oh you poor thing. I hope that you just heard about that from someone…

  2. L.C. McCabe Says:

    Hmmm, how about the term "nonfiction memoir"?
    I used to think it was funny and a bit redundant, but with the recent spate of memoirs that were revealed to be creative writing not based on real events…I began wondering whether or not that classification might be useful.

  3. Brigid Says:

    I've read this on so many agent blogs that it amazes me people still do it. Poor you! 🙁

  4. Ival Says:

    Thanks for spending time on the copumter (writing) so others don’t have to.