Give 'Em What They Want
Learn how to craft a killer pitch - and get your novel published today.
&break;&break;One of a writer's most difficult tasks is crafting a submission package. In order to get published you need to compose queries, synopses, and outlines that will prove irresistible to agents and editors. Give 'Em What They Want uses step-by-step instructions to break down the process, making it easier than you thought possible to put together a query packet, sample chapters, outlines, synopses - everything you need to interest an agent or editor in your novel. Inside you'll find:
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AprilBrown - LibraryThing
Was written in 2005. Mostly seems like helpful advice, though some is outdated (sending queries as professional letters in snail mail, instead of quick blurbs in email). It would be nice to see an ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - David_David_Katzman - LibraryThing
I died a little bit inside when I read this book. Yes, I should know better. When I write about self-publishing, the recurrent theme is that “publishing is a business.” And the goal of a business is ... Read full review