to Write Query Letters for Magazines
When: October 13, 2008, 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Where: Stone Chapel, 280 East Woodmen Road, Colorado Springs, CO. 80919
Workshop Description: Do query letters scare you off from writing for magazines? Do you avoid magazine markets that require query letters? No doubt writing query letters is one of the greatest challenges writers face! We must include all the necessary information with enough finesse to show off our good writing, hook an editor enough to request our article, and do it all in one page. Through sheer desperation, Dianne E. Butts developed her own 18-point formula for successful query letters. Discover the time and sanity-saving template to write successful query letters.
Speaker: Dianne E. Butts has published over 200 articles and short stories in more than 50 Christian magazines, including Focus on the Family magazine, Discipleship Journal, and On Mission, and fifteen books including Chicken Soup for a Christian Soul II and Zondervan's New Women's Devotional Bible. Her writing has appeared in Great Britain, Bulgaria, Poland, Canada, and Korea. When she's not writing, she enjoys riding her motorcycle with her husband, Hal, and gardening with her cat, P.C. They live in Pueblo, Colorado. www.DianneEButts.com