In the summer of 2014, it began.
When I first started drafting my query letter, I set myself on the most epic of all quests: discovering what it would take to get an agent drooling to read my book. Every spare minute I had was spent hunched over the computer, reading blog after blog.
At first, all I could find was basic information about writing a three part book summary for your query letter: Character, Conflict, and Stakes.
Is this all it really takes to impress an agent? Write a three-part summary and you’re in?
In a word: No. Continue reading