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born in 1964, is a New York Best Selling author. He has written over 20 books and has published more than 2500 books as the president and CEO of Urban Books, LLC. Three of his best selling novels, The Man in 3B, The Preacher’s Son, and The Choir Director were made into independent films.
He graduated from Virginia State University and holds a MBA in marketing.
Write down your character’s full name (first name, middle name, and last name), and any other names/nicknames/titles he or she has. Try not to use your name, or someone else’s name that you know, as this may be considered personal information.
Describe your character’s physical features. Does he/she have red or blonde hair? Are his/her eyes green, blue, or two different colors? What color is his/her skin? Is he or she human, animal, robot or mythical creature. Make your character unique.
Write down your character’s main features, traits and activities. This includes:
Describe the character’s personality in detail. Is he/she loud and flamboyant, or more the quiet introvert? Does he/she stand for his/her beliefs? Is he/she shy, or in-your-face? You want your readers to know exactly what kind of person your character is, if required.
The stand-alone query letter has one purpose, and one purpose only: to seduce the agent or editor into reading or requesting your work. The query letter is so much of a sales piece that you should be able to write it without having written a single word of the manuscript.
Source: Writer’s Digest and Jane Friedman