Post a query for a novel-length work of fiction. Any genre is acceptable, although I have a greater familiarity with young adult, new adult, paranormal, urban fantasy, science fiction, and chick lit. While you should never query agents until your book is complete and has been polished through several revisions, this contest is aimed at helping writers improve their work, so feel free to enter if your work is nearly complete or still in an early draft.
By posting, you agree that I may re-post your query (in whole or in part) for the critique and the subsequent contest.
You may post only one query per book, but you may post additional entries for additional books.
No links or attachments, please!
Your query may be in any style. While I have some suggestions (Writing Query Letters 101), you do not need to follow them if you feel that your letter will be stronger if you write it another way.
Your query letter must be suitable for online readers (high school age and older)--even if your book isn't.
Once the first round of the contest ends, you'll have a chance to revise and resubmit your query letter, and we'll put these newly-polished gems to a public vote. The winner will receive a
Questions? Comments? Just ask below.
Let the games begin!