In continuation to yesterday’s post, here’s another article which discusses tip to writing the pitch for your novel.
(This column excerpted from GET A LITERARY AGENT, from Writer’s Digest Books.)
If you’re writing a novel or memoir, the most important part of the query letter is the pitch—a brief basic description of your story designed to pique the agent’s interest. This will be the longest and most difficult section to compose. It’s tough to boil down an entire book into a few condensed paragraphs, but here are 7 tips for how to lay out a compelling pitch that draws an agent or editor in.