Query Advice

Query Advice

Ready to query your manuscript?

Here’s a list of resources that will help you get started


Yes, everyone hates them

Query Shark This is the best place to start.
Agent Query Another good resource
Mica Scotti Cole’s blueprint of a query letter


These are worse than queries

Publishing Crawl 1-page synopsis
Jane Friedman Editor and writing coach. Topics on everything publishing.
Writer’s Digest List of examples in different genres
Maria Vincent Literary agent. Posts about queries and synopsis

Ready to Query?

Writer’s Market Great for finding publishers $
Query Tracker Lists agents and keeps track of your submissions. free or $
Pitch Contests Carissa Taylor’s calendar of pitch contests
Twitter and Pitch Contests John Berkowitz list of most popular contests
Sub it club List updates every month
Twitter Contest Schedule Kristen D. Van Risseghem’s list (no longer current, but many links are still valid)

A list of my posts about pitching

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