The Query Seal’s Den: Thoughts, Advice, and Help with Query Letters

sealYou have entered The Query Seal’s Den! I’m sure you’re here to learn about the Query Seal’s thoughts, advice, and help with query letters.

The Query Seal critiques fictional queries that aren’t so great and explain what needs to be improved. The Query Seal tries to be as nice as she can, but her goal is to be one hundred percent honest in her critiquing. The point of this blog is to show what makes a query letter ineffective so writers can learn what don’ts to avoid.

The Query Seal’s Den thoughts and helpful ideas are provided by Jennifer Moy, our University of Iowa Ice Cube Press intern.