Posts tagged "writing good query letters"

Written by Wendy Keller, Literary Agent It’s Monday morning at Keller Media, the literary agency and speakers bureau I founded in 1989.  The birds are singing, the traffic is honking its merry tune, the clock is ticking and the intern is groaning.  The intern’s job includes the unenviable task of bringing in the mail—both electronic and […]

The most important step in getting published is to push your way past the first gatekeepers – the literary agents. That’s done with a query letter – a letter inquiring about their level of interest in your proposed book. Now the bad news: most agents see hundreds of queries a week by mail and email! How do you differentiate yourself from this avalanche of queries? This article shows you how.