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    Query Letter Query Advice

    Discussion in 'Query & Cover Letter Critique' started by Tenderiser, Jun 20, 2016.

    I just stumbled on this and thought it was a really good overview of querying advice: http://talcottnotch.net/index.php/queries

    There's nothing groundbreaking there for anyone already familiar with querying, but I think it's a great little guide for anyone writing their first query.
     
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    Thank you. I found that really useful as I am about to pitch a book to the website "Unbound"
     
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    Thanks. I didn't know that bit about saying readers of so-and-so will like this.
     
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    You may have seen it called 'giving comps' (comparisons). Some agents really like them. I didn't do it, because I didn't like the risk of comparing myself to an author/book the agent disliked. But it can work--it's a matter of luck, like most things in querying!
     
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    I'll keep that in mind.
     
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