Google Book Preview
How to Write a Query Letter for Your Manuscript and Articles by Donna Murphy
Look inside with Google Book Preview
How to Write a Query Letter for Your Manuscript and Articles
By Donna Murphy

How to Write a Query Letter for Your Manuscript and Articles

Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

By (author) See other recent books by Donna Murphy
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $46.87
Your Price: $42.18 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $4.69! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.11 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days



How to Write a Query Letter for Your Manuscript and Articles by Donna Murphy

Book Description

This book was written for the potential writer looking to effectively write and send a query letter that will grab the attention of editors and agents. You will learn the basics of writing to someone in a letter, including the etiquette and format that apply to printed text you may not know from using email. You will learn how to address writers and editors and what specific things should be in a query letter, from the format of the first paragraph, to describing yourself as an author to the editor or agent. You will read numerous sample query letters to see how they should and should not look and will learn what ten major mistakes to avoid in all query letters. You will learn how to format a non-fiction book query and proposal as well as one for a novel. Dozens of interviews were conducted with both writers who have successfully written query letters and editors who routinely read them to develop a walk through of everything that does and does not work. You will learn how to format and write the perfect cover letter and what the etiquette is for numerous different letters between you and an editor. Finally, you will learn how to start formatting your query letters in email as the preferred new format for many editors. No matter whom you are contacting and what you are trying to pitch, this book will provide detailed information to help you get your writing picked up.

Buy How to Write a Query Letter for Your Manuscript and Articles book by Donna Murphy from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781601384058
ISBN-10: 160138405X
Classification: Writing & editing guides
Format: Paperback (230mm x 155mm x 25mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Atlantic Publishing Co
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Co
Publish Date: 30-Dec-2013
Country of Publication: United States

You might also like...

Learning About Nonfiction by Martha E H Rustad Learning About Nonfiction by Martha E H Rustad

If the book tells a true story, you're reading nonfiction. How else do you know? Quick, fun examples help you get the facts on nonfiction.

Writing for Radio by Christopher Willam Hill Writing for Radio by Christopher Willam Hill

Writing for Radio offers a detailed approach to the process of writing a successful radio play from first draft to production draft and on into the recording studio - with helpful 'tricks-of-the-trade' and informative 'vox pops' from leading radio producers and sound engineers.

Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics by Comfort Love Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics by Comfort Love

The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics is the first book of its kind to help readers make sense of it all and take control of their comics-making destinies. It provides would-be creators with a definitive guide to the tools needed for breaking into modern comics via self-publishing.

Writing for the Web by Crawford Kilian Writing for the Web by Crawford Kilian

Writing for the Web offers sound principles of writing persuasive copy and using the latest techniques to create an online portfolio, develop a website or blog, and present strong, lively content people will want to read. The book is a definitive guide to online writing for desktop, laptop and mobile formats.

» View more books like these...

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about How to Write a Query Letter for Your Manuscript and Articles book by Donna Murphy and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Donna Murphy close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close