Finding Comparison Titles

For an author, finding the right comparison titles for a query letter is almost as important as editing the manuscript to perfection. There seem to be a lot of rules thrown around about finding comparison titles and often it can seem impossible to find the right comparison titles for your book. I have been toldContinue reading “Finding Comparison Titles”

Strength In Your Queries: Destitutes And Fiends

It’s the last day of ALL ABOUT QUERYING month and we’ll be wrapping it up with one final query letter analysis and experience. Destitutes and Fiends spent all of 4/5 days in the query trenches before it started getting full requests. About two weeks later, I had offers of representation and an agent, and threeContinue reading “Strength In Your Queries: Destitutes And Fiends”

Of Jade and Dragons: Query Letter

Of Jade and Dragons (undergoing re-titling at the moment) was my PitchWars MS and my first and most extensively queried book! It will (hopefully) be going on sub very, very soon – so here’s a sneak peek at what the book is about and how I pitched it 🙂 Dear XX, Complete at 94,000 words,Continue reading “Of Jade and Dragons: Query Letter”

Querying my debut Picture Book

Today I want to share the query letter that helped me get my debut picture book published. In this case, the query wasn’t intended for an agent (although I followed the same structure that I used when querying for an agent). This letter was written for an editor who liked one of my pitches inContinue reading “Querying my debut Picture Book”

Strength In Your Queries 4: A Girl In The Water

Next on Strength In Your Queries (ALL ABOUT QUERYING) is A GIRL IN THE WATER! Speckled between this month’s querying posts and interviews will be critiques where we point out the strengths in the query letters you amazing readers sent to us, as well as what could be made stronger. Dear (Agent Name), I amContinue reading “Strength In Your Queries 4: A Girl In The Water”

Strength In Your Queries 3: The Spades Quest

Next on Strength In Your Queries (ALL ABOUT QUERYING) is THE SPADES QUEST! Speckled between this month’s querying posts and interviews will be critiques where we point out the strengths in the query letters you amazing readers sent to us, as well as what could be made stronger. The goal is that at the endContinue reading “Strength In Your Queries 3: The Spades Quest”

Query Letter Tips & Tricks

I’m beyond excited that my blog post on Query Letter Tips & Tricks marks one month since Path To Publication launched! We are all so happy that our project to help out querying authors has gotten so much love over the past month. And that all of you are finding the content here helpful. ThankContinue reading “Query Letter Tips & Tricks”

Strength In Your Queries 2: The Lost Girls

Next on Strength In Your Queries (ALL ABOUT QUERYING) is THE LOST GIRLS! Speckled between this month’s querying posts and interviews will be critiques where we point out the strengths in the query letters you amazing readers sent to us, as well as what could be made stronger. The goal is that at the endContinue reading “Strength In Your Queries 2: The Lost Girls”

Strength In Your Queries 1

An official welcome to Strength In Your Queries (ALL ABOUT QUERYING)! Speckled between this month’s querying posts and interviews will be critiques where we point out the strengths in the query letters you amazing readers sent to us, as well as what could be made stronger. The goal is that at the end of theContinue reading “Strength In Your Queries 1”

Packaging The Query

Welcome to ALL ABOUT QUERYING! Also… happy 2/2/22! So we’ll be doing a series about QUERYING this month because ultimately, that’s the foundation upon which Path2pub was built. Over the next few weeks, each contributor will share a post about the querying steps (also known as: how to get a literary agent) and agent interviewsContinue reading “Packaging The Query”