Query letters, for anyone who doesn't know, are unsolicited emails/snail mails/packages (yes, packages) from people trying to get me to read their work.

In full disclosure, I have occasionally agreed to read these, but only when the idea is particularly exceptional and only if I'm working independently (like right now - companies legally can't accept unsolicited submissions, which is why query letters are mostly useless and a waste of time).

But sometimes, sometimes, I get a query letter of such gobsmackingly bizarre origin that I HAVE to share it. Because...WTF. I seriously can't believe someone devoted time and energy towards completing some of these opuses (opii?)

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Today's gem of wonder: "Can the victim of a cult ritual murder find revenge and love from beyond the grave?"