Writing an Effective Query Letter

WRITING 763.3E

Navigate the complex agent search process in this workshop offering advice and actions for finding the right agent for your work.

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What you can learn.

  • Learn what makes a strong and compelling query
  • Identify the best agents from your work
  • Get tips on when the right time to query will be
  • Develop a practice query letter that will guide you in creating your own

About this course:

Help your work stand out in a submission pile. Discover what you need to include in a query and how to pull it all together. Find not just any literary agent, but the right agent for you and your work. And, most of all, know when you’re ready to query. Join senior agent Dara Hyde from the Hill Nadell Literary Agency in this interactive query letter workshop, where she will reveal all this and more, including query horror stories and behind the scenes stats. You'll leave the workshop with a practice letter already drafted, ready to start the querying process.

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