You know who you want to send your manuscript to based on some genuinely good sleuthing (read Step Five – Find an Agent or Step Six – Find an Editor). Now get ready to talk submission guidelines, envelopes, postage, and paper. Try not to yawn your way through this.
You’re going to need to know how to do the following to get your submission out correctly and in a professional manner. Read my posts below to help you get started (the writing’s not over yet):
- Write Queries, Cover letters, Synopses, Outlines, Author Bios, and More
- How To Interpret Kludgy Submission Guidelines
- How To Package a Submission (in a way that doesn’t drive editors and agents bonkers)
Move on to Step Eight – Pray.