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  1. 1st time query (please help)

    Okay, obviously Ive left off parts that I need no help with. I'd appreciate anyone's thoughts and confusions, or any other feed back. Thanks:) ...

    Started by The Tinman‎, 04-03-2011 06:09 PM
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    04-16-2011, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  2. 2nd Atempt. A revision of Query letter for "Sharon World"

    After getting a lot of good constructive criticism about my first attempt at a query for my book, this is a completely new version. I really...

    Started by Joshua Frank‎, 09-12-2011 10:51 AM
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    09-13-2011, 07:15 AM Go to last post
  3. 2nd attempt for Betrayal Query - Any feedback will be appreciated.

    Here is my second attempt at a query. Any feedback will be greatly appreciated. Thank you. The fire cocktail breaking Ashlyn Shea's window has...

    Started by Michele Bass‎, 07-17-2011 03:24 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-23-2011, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  4. 2nd Attempt: DAY OF DREAMS

    The feedback from the previous version was that I had managed to make the concept interesting, but failed to show enough voice or build up the...

    Started by Ananth Krishna‎, 03-14-2011 07:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-14-2011, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  5. :(I suddenly just lost it all

    How can this happen? My brain is suddenly totally devoid of any of the ideas I had for either one of the three versions of my story. I may have...

    Started by Bina Bear‎, 02-13-2011 08:49 AM
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  6. A different approach in attempt to nail the outline of Awakening

    Deleted at OP's request.

    Started by Tanya Thibodeau‎, 07-28-2011 12:41 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-28-2011, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  7. A more traditional query for St. JOHNS

    Gentle Readers Duval County Sheriff Harlan Lewis put on his poker face and crossed his arms. His head leaned back slightly and a squint crossed...

    Started by Craig‎, 02-12-2013 04:46 PM
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    03-02-2013, 06:13 AM Go to last post
  8. A non-fiction query, second take

    I've removed the sentence about the book being edited by a native speaker and I've made other changes. I worry, though, that an agent will judge the...

    Started by cabbage‎, 01-29-2013 08:12 AM
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    02-06-2013, 04:34 AM Go to last post
  9. A non-fiction query, third take

    Dear . (specific name), I write you because you represented (Title, author) and my book is about this subject too. BULGARIA IN EU: A MATCH...

    Started by cabbage‎, 02-10-2013 12:08 PM
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  10. Cool A Query Tip From Dwight Swain

    Recently I've been plodding through Dwight Swain's Techniques of the Selling Writer and there was one thing I came upon that I think can be helpful...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 12-03-2015 10:38 AM
    swain sucks
    • Replies: 4
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    12-16-2015, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  11. A question about genre

    I've been querying agents for a while and am beginning to wonder if I am correctly categorizing the genre of my work. Can anyone provide what an...

    Started by Kenneth Teicher‎, 08-15-2011 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-17-2011, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. A tale of two queries

    Hey guys. It's me again. For those who remember. I still haven't sent out any queries. Still revising and revising, but anyway I was...

    Started by The Tainted‎, 04-20-2011 04:40 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-24-2011, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  14. Addiction memoir query. Help needed!

    Good afternoon fellow writers! I recently parted ways with an agent, so my hunt begins again. Id appreciate any and all feedback on my query letter....

    Started by r k‎, 05-23-2016 04:34 AM
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    05-23-2016, 04:34 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
  16. Agent/Publisher needed

    I haven't been on this site in a while so I hope I am in the right forum. I am in need of an agent and publisher and need to know the best method to...

    Started by Michael Gibson‎, 03-20-2011 09:32 AM
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    03-20-2011, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  17. Another attempt - Betrayal Query

    Any feedback will be greatly appreciated. I am new at this and am learning how difficult the process really is. Thanks to all of you who have...

    Started by Michele Bass‎, 08-09-2011 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-13-2011, 11:59 PM Go to last post
  18. Another attempt - QL take XXXL

    As many of you know, I have struggled with my QL for my MS1 I have worked the H#ll out of the MS and have it pretty damn shiny - even if I do say...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 01-12-2011 01:37 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-27-2016, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  19. Another Lonely Day - 2nd Attempt

    First, thanks to everyone who commented on my first attempt - much appreciated. Here's my 2nd try. Hopefully it's better! Dear ???, Anne...

    Started by Jen Chatfield‎, 02-23-2011 10:21 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-24-2011, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  20. Another Other Angle - QUERY:)

    Hi Friends, it's me again with hopefully a different query from the yawn fest ones I've previously posted. I tried to jump in with Phoenix and what...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 02-24-2011 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    02-25-2011, 10:35 AM Go to last post

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