QUITE THE QUERY: Joanna Meyer with THE WHALE AND THE TREE

Sharing a query success story (and the book sounds good, too!).

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If you ask any writer about the process of connecting with their agent (or publisher), the majority will say the most difficult part was querying. Not only the actual process of sending out the letters/emails, but formulating the query itself. In fact, I’ve heard more than a few authors say writing their query took them almost as long as drafting their book!

Some people have the talent of being able to summarize their book in a few sentences. But for those who don’t, I wanted to provide a resource so writers could learn what works, and what doesn’t, in a query.

With that in mind, I’m pleased to share today’s successful query from Joanna Meyer. This great query connected her with her agent, Sarah Davies.

Talia was supposed to marry the heir to the empire and become Empress of half the world. Instead, a rival steals the throne and banishes Talia and her mother to…

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