If all goes to plan, you hooked the agent/editor enough with the query letter to make them turn the page and start reading your synopsis. The synopsis gives them a taste and leaves them wanting more.
You sit back, confident. The final corrections made to your manuscript. You’ve self-edited yourself to bits. Now what? How do you publish it?
Summarizing your story isn’t just necessary for your sales pitch, it’s also a very easy way to make sure that every scene you write relates to the story you want to tell. You will need to write a few different types of summaries for different purposes.