What are you looking for in a query letter? I get this question a lot, and while I can’t speak for all agents, I can give you a little insight into what I’m looking for. I promise I’m not asking for a lot. First up: The Opening A query letter is just that:
A Short Story By Jemiscoe
Eleven-year-old Emma has never had the perfect home life, but she never expected her parents to force her to do something she never imagined doing. Instead of going on a school field trip, Emma finds herself in the worst possible situation wishing for better.