Book reviews can be an important part of marketing for authors. Although some publications review books on a regular basis, your book might not make the review cut unless you request it. A search of the Internet and its many specialized websites can often yield book review opportunities that can give your books exposure to large audiences. Many of these websites have someone on hand who is happy to review your books in return for a copy of the book and a request by letter or email.
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Learning how to write a must-read query letter is nearly as important as writing a must-read manuscript—after all, an enticing query letter is what will get an agent to say, "Love your story. Send me the full manuscript. While query letters vary a little depending on who the agent is and their guidelines and what type of book you're writing novel, nonfiction, poetry, etc. That's why I've developed this list of dos and don'ts to help you navigate what's really important to include in your pitch and, also, what should be avoided at all costs. By sticking to these 10 specific dos and don'ts of writing a query letter, you'll give yourself the best opportunity to find success and land an agent.