How to approach a publisher about a new manuscript.

Prospective authors often ask me how to write a query letter. The truth is I have no idea. Like most things in my life, I just winged it and, unlike most things in my life, got lucky.

Lena Coakley, though, knows how to do it. Even better, the author of the acclaimed YA fantasy Witchlanders very kindly shared her insights on writing effective query letters. Here’s her very helpful post, A Query Dissected.