When writers begin the querying process, there always seems to be that moment at the beginning of the research process where you find SO MANY RESOURCES. All with great advice. All with advice on different things. And nothing that seems to cover everything or in simplified terms for an overwhelmed writer.
I remember when I first began querying, I tore apart every article, every blog, and every how-to on querying, particularly ones that provided examples of successful queries. But what I really wanted was a (moderately) comprehensive checklist of things to include (or not to include).
Now, I know not everyone thinks in concrete terms and bullets (like my brain always seems to gear towards), but perhaps you think in checklists.
Consider perusing this querying checklist before you click send on your next query.
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