Tag Archives: query letters

Querily, Querily, Querily, Querily + Critique Giveaway, by Lindsay Bandy

Send, send, send your query Into the slush stream Querily, querily, querily, querily… Is publication just a dream? All month as I’ve thought about our theme of “Submission Sense,” this little song has been stuck in my head. (I have … Continue reading

Posted in Submission Sense, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Solving the Query Letter Conundrum: Four Parts to a Perfect Pitch, by Lori Ann Palma

If you’re in the process of writing a query letter, you’ve likely struggled with the pitch section. Nestled between the introduction and your biography, it’s easily the most difficult part of a query to master. Not only do you have … Continue reading

Posted in Submission Sense, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

So You Just Wrote A Children’s Book, Now What? by Larry Fogel-Bublick

First congratulations. There’s nothing like finishing a manuscript. Yes, I know you want to send out your manuscript RIGHT now. After all, you’re FINISHED. You spent days, months, or years writing your book. It’s done. Your husband loved it. Your … Continue reading

Posted in Getting Down to Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Logline Logic

by Lindsay Bandy “So, what’s your book about?” It’s a question that strikes panic in the heart of writers everywhere, whether they’re talking to a friend or writing the dreaded query letter. How do you boil your awesome, amazing idea … Continue reading

Posted in Submission Sense, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Query Letter Algebra: Once Upon A Time, X Met Y

By Lindsay Bandy My eighth-grade self was sitting at the kitchen table with my engineer father, dripping tears on pre-algebra homework: “But Daddy, why are there letters mixed with the numbers?” That pretty well sums up my relationship with mathematics. However, … Continue reading

Posted in Submission Sense, Uncategorized, Writing Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments