One Page

January 19th, 2012

Let me be perfectly clear: in a query, you have ONE PAGE to hook my attention. One page to tell me enough about your book that I want to scan down to the end of your letter to read the three pages from your novel that I’ve requested you attach. Three pages that I will […]

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Resubmitting a Query

September 27th, 2010

I often get questions at conferences or on Twitter about resending a query to an agent. “What if,” the author asks, “I’ve made drastic changes and it’s practically a different project now?” Well, it depends. Did you turn your contemporary YA into a paranormal MG? That’s different. Otherwise, I think you’re looking at a revision, […]

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