I wrapped up my synopsis, a double spaced one page summary of my 12-chapter book in 5 easy paragraphs. OY! I feel like a whittler, carving out text. I just hope I succeeded. I'll let my writ-crit group have first whack at it, then I'll probably do the whole thing over again. I found Jan Field's article, "The Pain Free Synopsis" helpful.
But, while that's waiting in the wings, I need to work on a query letter. I found some great resources:
Nathan Bransford's blog
Harold Underdown's blog: The Purple Crayon
Writing for Children & Teens by Cynthea Liu