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Ask a Book Editor: Mastering Query Letters

Writing a strong query letter is a necessary part of procuring a literary agent. But sometimes that one all-important page can feel, well, overwhelming. You can tackle it like a pro--especially once I demystify the three critical parts and explain how to see it as an enticing invitation versus a stressful roadblock to your success. I also share what's best NOT to include to boost your reception.   

Patrick Price of @askabookeditor demystifies the three essential parts of a query letter to land a book agent, including what NOT to say.