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

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When to Follow Up

Although your query letter is one of the most important things in your life right now, remember that your query letter is in a huge queue waiting for review.
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AGENTS’ ADVICE
We receive hundreds of query letters every month. Even though we like to respond as quickly as we can, it’s just not possible. We not only have the need to find new authors, but we also have the responsibility of ensuring that our current authors get the best representation. But no matter how busy our day, a smart query letter jumps to the head of the line every time. Your job is to create that smart query.
The best way to determine when to follow up ...

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