The results came back and 62% of the authors got their agent with just a cold query. Pretty amazing – but more than that: encouraging! I remember agent Dan Lazar once saying that “A good query trumps all else – every time.”
So take hope!
Give Up the Ghost.
Want more on this subject?
- How many agents should you query?
- How to write a query letter: The 3 parts
- Interview with “Query Queen” Wendy Burt-Thomas
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- Read about What Agents Hate: Chapter 1 Pet Peeves.
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