Sections cover the life of a book from market research before a words is written to publicity and royalty statements. Writing is about discipline, and the first place to exhibit it is in the query letter. No matter how eloquently you phrase your bio, if you do not have the credentials, an agent will know right away; no fancy language will be able to hide this fact, or make up for it.
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Just 37 days after I queried Joanna, I had a three-book deal. This file includes Mr.
Well, obviously these should be placed in the first paragraph following the material focused on the agent. For the next three days, I lived on New York time as Joanna updated me on bids and walked me through the language of a deal memo. Read it and follow it, but read other books too.
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