What is it?
You have probably read a good book recently, or seen a movie, and if someone asks you to tell them about it in one sentence, you can usually do that. You just gave someone was a pitch. Depending on how much they respect your opinion they will either read the book or see the movie. Your pitch or query needs to have the same power.
So why is it so hard for authors to pitch or sell their own work?
You have written a story be it 20,000 words, or 200,000 words and the people within that story are real to you. You know all about every aspect of their lives. This is all as it should be, but an agent getting hundreds of queries a week just needs something short and sweet.
A query letter
Why do you need one?
A query letter is…
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