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How to Write a Great Query Letter
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Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Many books have been written about the query letter. But few have been written by literary agents, who receive thousands of queries each year and who grapple with them on a daily basis. New York literary agent Noah Lukeman offers his insights on the query letter, sharing an insider's perspective, giving insights and practical tips about what works and what doesn’t.
How to Land (and Keep) a Literary Agent (excerpt)
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Price: Free! Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The first book written from an active literary agent's perspective that teaches authors why agents reject or accept manuscripts; why they decide to represent certain authors and not represent others; the best way to approach agents; the best way to work with an agent on a daily basis; and that offers them dozens of specific resources to make the difference in getting published.
Top Secrets for Selling Your Book, Script, or Column
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
How you write your initial query is the key to success. It gets your e-mail query or press release opened and read and shapes how your submission is considered. This book helps you write a powerful query letter. It includes tips on writing a good query, pitching your material to agents, publishers and film producers, sample letters that have led to high responses and big deals, and more.
Let's Go Fishing: TIps on Hooking A Literary Agent (includes excerpt of "Sellout")
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Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Signing with a literary agent is extremely difficult, especially in this economic climate, but not impossible. With the tips outlined in this article, you will greatly increase your chances of hooking that "fish."
How to Get Your Book Published Without an Agent. A complete guide for finding a traditional publisher and writing a successful manuscript submission packet.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"How to Get Your Book Published Without an Agent” lists reputable, traditional U.S. publishers that accept manuscripts directly from the author, eliminating the need for a literary agent. You will also find detailed instructions and samples on how to write a professional query letter, synopsis and book marketing plan to “sell” your book to the publisher.
Ask the Agent: Night Thoughts on Writing and Book Publishing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Anthology of the best writings from literary agent, Andy Ross' blog: "Ask the Agent". Includes advice on getting published, finding an agent, writing book proposals and query letters. Also essays about writing, book publishing, and recollections of his 30 years as owner of the legendary Cody's Books in Berkeley, California. The writing is opinionated, irreverent, and often hysterically funny.
The Nonfiction Book Proposal Demystified: An Easy-Schmeasy Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Your Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Agents and publishers rely on your book proposal to determine if your nonfiction idea will sell. This easy-schmeasy guide covers each part, helping you write yours quickly and effectively. Also includes tips on writing a query letter and getting your proposal to stand out above the rest. Written by a bestselling author and nonfiction expert with numerous agent and acquisitions editor contacts.
Rock Your Query
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In step by step detail, with simple templates, this book shows you what you need to do to create a fiction proposal package of query letter and synopsis that will get you out of the slush pile... and gets your novel in the hands of agents and editors.