Dear Query Shark:
The Three Little Pigs went out into the world to make their fortune--which proves that there is a fortune to be made in the world and you can make it (or blow it away) even if you're just a little pig.
Before you build your house of straw, read 101 Ways to Stay in Debt Forever.
If you have tried and failed to obtain a negative net worth, this book is guaranteed to help send your finances into an immediate downward spiral.
Don't learn how to cook. If you have life insurance, you don't need savings. And borrow a lot of money--that worked for Trump! Learn these and other great skills in 101 Ways to Stay in Debt Forever.
101 Ways to Stay in Debt Forever is complete at 75,000 words. Thank you for your time and consideration.
This is a textbook example of a query so confusing I don't even know if it's fiction or non-fiction. Your email to me you included a line above the salutation: 101 Ways to Stay in Debt Forever: Humorous Fiction, 75,000 words which I think you intended to be viewed as the subject line of the query email.
The problem with that is this book isn't fiction as far as I can tell from this query. There's no story.
It sounds more like a satirical self-help, but again, I'm just guessing.
When I rail against people trying to be clever in queries, this is exactly what I'm talking about.
PLAIN writing is a good start for any query. Tell me about the story if you're writing fiction.
If you're writing anything else, tell me the issue you're illuminating, the problem you're trying to solve, or the event/historical period you're shedding new light and insight on.
Don't outsmart yourself by trying to be clever.