Intro paragraph: title, genre, word count, comparison, why you think the agent is a good fit
Body: Who, what, when, where, inciting incided, main conflict, antagonist, main goal.
Go to agents site, find their guidelines and personalize your query.
Treat writing like a career.
Be respectful and expect it in return.
Let your writing speak for itself.
Concept & Timing:
Publishing goes in cycles
When do agents/editors stop reading?
No action, urgency, drama
Telling, not sowing
Stephen king said "The first million words are practice..." that probably sounds intimidating right now, but the point is: keep writing!
THREE ways to improve your writing:
Write, write, write