The first query letter here is a good one!
Today I have the first of a couple of posts about successful queries and why they worked, just like you asked! So, since I work in acquisitions, I asked some of the authors I had the privilege of acquiring to send me their stories. Enjoy!
Michael Cristiano is a Canadian writer. His relentless obsession with fiction began long before he could even spell the words ‘relentless obsession’. He spent most of his childhood getting lost in fantastical masterpieces, learning foreign languages, and attempting to be published by the age of thirteen. Though he’s off by a few years, The Black Oracle is his debut novel and is due for publication in 2015.
Website & Blog: www.michaelcristiano.net
I got the idea for The Black Oracle when I was fifteen and I had no idea that writing it would be such a long and all-encompassing process. I had loved…
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Wait patiently. It’ll come. 🙂 #amwriting #quotes
so you want to be a writer?Charles Bukowski, 1920 - 1994 if it doesn’t come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don’t do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don’t do it. if you have to sit for hours staring at your computer screen or hunched over your typewriter searching for words, don’t do it. if you’re doing it for money or fame, don’t do it. if you’re doing it because you want women in your bed, don’t do it. if you have to sit there and rewrite it again and again, don’t do it. if it’s hard work just thinking about doing it, don’t do it. if you’re trying to write like somebody else, forget about it. if you have to wait for it to roar out of you, then wait patiently. if…
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When Lilyanna decides to face her fear of the dark in the spooky forest, she doesn’t expect to get lost. But when she does, her cuddly kitty with super powers comes to her rescue.
Super Pepper to the Rescue is a magical little tale that will make you smile and have your kids asking you to read it with them over and over again.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
J. A. SPARKLE
Jenica is the “J” in J. A. Sparkle. At nine years young, she likes to read, sing and dance. Creating stories is just another way Jenica likes to express herself.
Amberly is the “A” in J. A. Sparkle. At seven years young, she likes to read and talk. Dreaming up silly new characters for her stories is just another way Amberly likes to express herself.
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