What happens after you send a query letter? You can either use hard data on hand to figure out if you stand a chance or create several scenarios in your head.
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I bought three bamboo stalks for good luck. Then, on my way home, I realized that the woman who had sold them to me was whiter than me and could have made up the “Chinese good luck” part.
“Oh, an unsolicited query letter! Awesome, I needed something to clean up the coffee I’ve just spilled.”