Tag: publishers


They want you! They really want you, an unrepresented indie author. And that’s great. But the question is do you want them, too? There is nothing more thrilling than finding out that a publisher wants to sign your book. You’ve waited on tenterhooks for countless days for that call back—the request for your full manuscript. And then it comes. Bring on the happy dance, seriously....

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Kathie's Corner

In the body of your query letter, you’ll need to put a short synopsis of your manuscript of about 500 words. This is more than the back of the book blurb and much less than a three-to-five page summary that many publishers request. Don’t tell the acquisitions editor or agent to “read the book to find out how it ends because I don’t want to...

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