This tag should be used for questions about query letters, which are short and formal letters that writers send for example to publishing houses to propose an idea for a literary work.

This tag should be used for questions about query letters, which are short and formal letters that writers send for example to publishing houses to propose an idea for a literary work. Such a query letter is intended to be the first step of getting into contact with the potential publisher and should convey who the author is and what they are writing about. The potential publisher can then decide whether they want to get to know the author and their work better by contacting the author.

When asking a question about query letters you should mention where you are from so that answers can be tailored towards your specific environment and you should mention what kind of writing you are interested in, such as or .

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