“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!” Remember that famous line from Professor Marvel while he scrambles in his hidden cubby to yank levers and work a mic that make the big and scary Wizard of Oz bellow? In the world of Authors Ready to Query, Professor … [Read more...] about What’s Behind Your Query Letter?
When I headed to the Chicago Writing Workshop to pitch agents, you can bet I brought my best boots, a big smile, and a query letter--polished to a high shine. Better than that, I had a complete manuscript. The complete manuscript came courtesy of years of hard work and several … [Read more...] about How a Query Can Help You Write Your Novel