Helpful advice for any new writer looking to send out those queries![reblogged from Writers in the Storm blog]
Ready to send your book out and contact agents? The last thing you want to do is to rush that submission out the door and hurt your book’s chances.
When submitting your all-important query to agents or editors, it’s not just a question of what to write in the letter—it’s also a question of what not to write.
I asked 11 literary agents about their personal query letter pet peeves and compiled them below. Check out the list to learn all about what details to avoid in a query that could sink your submission—such as vague wording, too much personal information, grammatical mistakes, and much more.