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  1. Synopsis vs QL, what's the difference?

    I've been browsing through the sites of my top ten list and some of the agents seem to want synopsis at the same breath they are mentioning QL and...

    Started by Zoe Saadia‎, 04-13-2011 10:14 PM
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  2. A somewhat different approach (attempt #4:))

    Sorry I'm such a pest, and an obsessed pest at that. It seems I just can't put it aside for a while; this QL is haunting me 8-):D I was advised to...

    Started by Zoe Saadia‎, 04-07-2011 11:55 PM
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    05-03-2011, 10:40 PM Go to last post
  3. QL Attempt #3 :S

    Please, have mercy is it still overwritten? I went around Leslee's one-liner, trying not to spoil it. Am I getting closer?:S "Toward the...

    Started by Zoe Saadia‎, 04-04-2011 04:18 AM
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    04-06-2011, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  4. Ouery Attempt #2

    After the first attempt led to a thorough editing of the whole MS (all the advice and the critique, I've received, has turned out to be just...

    Started by Zoe Saadia‎, 03-29-2011 12:01 PM
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    03-31-2011, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  5. QUERY CRITIQUE, if I may :)

    Thank you so much for your time and effort in advance :-) After an industrious three-days-browsing through every link and blog I was able to...

    Started by Zoe Saadia‎, 01-29-2011 08:43 AM
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    02-04-2011, 06:33 PM Go to last post
  6. I have a request for a partial!!! Arghhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!! (and a question :))

    Ok, ok, I admit, I wanted to share this :D (does it show I'm a little excited? lol) But I really wanted to ask something, and to thank you all...

    Started by Zoe Saadia‎, 05-11-2011 10:21 PM
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    06-10-2011, 08:43 PM Go to last post
  7. Question Talking of customised query letters...

    I've encountered one, interestingly sounding agent, who doesn't want neither QL nor synopsis. To quote some of her submission guidelines: "For...

    Started by Zoe Saadia‎, 05-25-2011 09:49 AM
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    05-31-2011, 09:39 PM Go to last post
  8. Query Help Wanted

    Hey y'all Long time no smell! I'm so glad I saw Keith here, and he gave this advice: I want to query a very specific, relatively large...

    Started by Xavier Onassis‎, 10-15-2012 11:26 AM
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  9. Smile Simultaneous submissions question

    Hello, I have a question about simultaneous submissions. Per some writer's guidelines for agents and/or publishers, they do not want...

    Started by writersings‎, 08-05-2015 06:57 AM
    agents, publishers, simultaneous submissions, writers guidelines
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    08-05-2015, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  10. Gifted (YA Sci-Fi)

    Just got finished with my book. I've been getting some great feedback for my query letter so far and just want to get some more thoughts on it before...

    Started by writerdude‎, 02-02-2015 01:00 PM
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    02-04-2015, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  11. Query YA thriller

    This is probably overstepping my welcome, since I'm strictly a lurker on this site, but I'm attempting to write my first query letter and it's...

    Started by weavergirl‎, 05-14-2013 07:41 AM
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    05-17-2013, 10:31 AM Go to last post

    Hello all. I have just finished a draft of my query letter and I'd appreciate some feedback. It's hard to step back and see it through the eyes of...

    Started by WALTW‎, 01-15-2014 06:37 PM
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    query letter help
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    03-07-2014, 08:06 AM Go to last post
  13. Query Resources

    You've finished your novel, now all you need is an agent. Research potential agents/agencies in Preditors & Editors first, to avoid scams. ...

    Started by Victoria‎, 12-31-2010 06:51 AM
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    01-20-2011, 05:04 AM Go to last post

    hi guys, i'm new to the forums but i do wish to seek help for my writing career here. please tell me if there is anything i can do to better the...

    Started by Vanessa Gao‎, 08-23-2011 06:26 PM
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    08-28-2011, 06:46 PM Go to last post
  15. STRINGS OF HEART-revision! thanks for everyone who helped!

    I really appreciate all the help and critique I got. thanks to y'all! :) here's the 2nd go of the Q. still, all comments are welcomed. Dear...

    Started by Vanessa Gao‎, 08-29-2011 05:10 AM
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    09-05-2011, 06:29 AM Go to last post
  16. Sending Query Letter via email- Need advice

    Hello I've seen some literary agents accept an email query and request to put the query letter and short synopsis in the email body. With that, do...

    Started by Udom Vinaruenatr‎, 06-23-2011 11:15 PM
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    06-26-2011, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  17. Advise for 1st query letter

    This is my very 1st query letter written for my first novel, THE SECERT TO A GOOD MAN. I'm really unsure of what lit. agents are looking for in...

    Started by Ty Waller‎, 09-16-2011 10:25 AM
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    09-18-2011, 03:41 PM Go to last post

    *Note: The italicized line is only left if the agent wants book comparisons. It's a co-authored multi-pov fantasy novel, so any advice is welcome. ...

    Started by Toriel‎, 06-08-2014 01:41 PM
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    06-10-2014, 04:45 PM Go to last post
  19. Query - DAY OF THE BLACK MOON (revised)

    Hello everyone, We got some great critiques last time, and we re-worked the query and are posting it again. Once again, any feedback is...

    Started by Toriel‎, 06-25-2014 08:51 PM
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    07-02-2014, 02:48 AM Go to last post
  20. Query Help Please

    In 1665 London, Brimley openly criticizes King Charles II's heavy tax rule with his public writings. Though his treasonous words make him popular...

    Started by Tobias Garrett‎, 03-31-2011 08:42 AM
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    04-07-2011, 12:46 AM Go to last post

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