Client Hélène Boudreau has some excellent advice on her blog today about query letters. Her query letter was so well done that Jabberwocky is using the first sentence on her book cover.
Hélène Boudreau Articles
Agency client (and masterful synopsis creator) Hélène Boudreau has posted an excellent guide to writing synopsis on her blog. This is a great method for authors who have trouble distilling their novels into a one page description.
Read Hélène's 9 step synopsis crafting method here.
Children’s/Middle Grade: Hélène Boudreau’s REAL MERMAIDS DON’T WEAR TOE RINGS, about an aquaphobic mer-girl trying to balance the drama of two-legged teenage life with her quest to rescue her mermaid mother from really scary mer-dudes, to Rebecca Frazer at Jabberwocky, for publication in Fall 2010, by Lauren MacLeod at The Strothman Agency (World).
Hélène Boudreau’s I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN, an anti-bedtime story testing the theory of whether yawns are contagious, to Mary Lee Donovan at Candlewick, by Lauren MacLeod at The Strothman Agency (World).
Read Hélène's blog post about the sale here: "When I was 9..."