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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Book Proposals & Query Letters by Coleen O'Shea, Marilyn Allen

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Formatting Your Letter

The format most agents prefer, and in which the majority of query letters are sent, follows a traditional format, as outlined in the following table. (However, if an agent specifies a particular format, and you want to submit your query letter to that agent, create a modified version that conforms to his requirements.)
The Standard Query Letter Format
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