SAMPLE QUERY LETTER
Dear [Agent Name],
HOOK: Begin with a tantalizing sentence which describes your main character, what he/she wants, and what stands in his/her way. Determine what is at stakes if he/she does not achieve the goal.
BOOK DESCRIPTION: Give the title, theme, word count, audience.
BIO: Give your writing credits. Add if you've published a book or received a college degree that pertains to writing.
CLOSE: Thank you for your time and consideration. You can add: As per your submission guidelines, I have attached the first five pages of my novel. Upon your request, I would be more than happy to send you the full manuscript. Please note that this is a simultaneous submission.Sincerely,
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