Monday, April 5, 2010

1 Beware if You Dare to Compare


Are you gutsy enough to compare your book to another book that is well-known? Do you dare to compare your writing style to that of an established author?  This post on the blog of BookEnds, LLC is really helpful to those of us in the stage of crafting a query, cover letter, or a pitch. Martina and I have spent a lot of time wrangling over this very topic. The bottom line is to tread carefully when you decide to compare yourself to something that is already established.

Happy Writing!
Marissa

1 comment:

  1. I never felt comfortable with the whole query process, there are so many conflicting opinions out there, but to me it sounds like the winner is don't put it in your query but have a comp available if asked.

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