This little woodland creature has just leapt her way into the query pool, and unfortunately some agents are cruel enough to request synopsis in addition to the normal query and pages. My question is this: when querying such agents, if they don’t specify, where the heck am I supposed to put this darn thing? Usually my queries are laid out as such:
So should it be:
I really have no idea and both options look pretty bad to me, and while I know you don’t request synopsis, do you have any advice for where, in general, the evil little thing belongs?
Yes, we saw you make the dive into the query pool.
To keep you afloat, here's the answer:
Here's why: You want the agent to read your most compelling work first and I hope that will be your pages. Synopsis are by definition terse and not-tasty. Your pages are (we hope) quite the opposite.