Writing Lite Tip 26: Learn how to write a dynamite query letter

Learn how to write a dynamite query letter.

Query letters are not your resume. They are a one page letter that tells an agent or publisher what your book is about and why it matters. Query letters, as my friend Marcus Sakey says, should seduce the reader. Make them WANT and NEED to ask for the entire manuscript. Everything else is irrelevant. Mostly.

Second City to None in Books: ToxiCity

I am amazed and honored to report that TOXICITY was among the books cited by the Chicago Tribune in their list of favorite 2011 Chicago authors’ books! Here’s the link to the article. Some of my other favorite authors were also listed, including Laura Caldwell, Dave Heinzmann, Jamie Freveletti, Marcus Sakey, all of whom are … Read more