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Dear Agent - Write the Letter That Sells Your Book

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Nicola Morgan's guide to writing a fantasic cover letter
Kindle Edition, 70 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by Crabbit Publishing
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Emma
Jan 05, 2013 Emma rated it it was amazing
This is a sister book to "Write A Great Synopsis", but this time the focus is on UK-style covering letters to help you net a UK agent. UK covering letters are a lot more laid back than US queries (by which I mean you won't get instantly rejected dun dun duuun if it's not perfect) but they're still important enough to stress writers out.

"Dear Agent" is a short, sweet, and to-the-point read that covers all the important questions, such as should I mention multiple books, being rejected, my pets, o
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Philip
Aug 14, 2012 Philip rated it it was amazing
This is a specialist work advising how to approach a literary agent to represent you and secure deal(s) for your book(s). It focuses on preparation; preparation of the synopsis & sample chapters submission Cover Letter (US: standalone Query Letter) after the preparation of researching and qualifying the right agent to approach.

I found it a useful fire-side chat with a knowledgeable Subject Matter Expert. Nicola anticipated my questions and answered them as they arose. No mean feat in a book,
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D.L.
Jul 14, 2014 D.L. added it
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Was a good read but full of the same information I can get for free online via publisher and agent blogs. I didn't realize the author is from the UK so the term covering letter kept confusing me. In all, a nice rehash of the same thing all agents and advice givers say with good examples of what to do.
Eleanor
Dec 30, 2012 Eleanor rated it it was amazing
An excellent, succinct guide to writing a query letter. Full of useful pieces of advice, I would recommend this to any writer who is in the process of preparing their work for submission.
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Everything you need to know about writing a query letter that will sell your book. I read this book while I was writing my letter and found it incredibly useful.
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