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    *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 02:41 PM
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  2. Query Letter- GOODBYE HUMBLE PENNY (formerly The Ten Thousand Steps to Goodbye)

    Well I took all your good advice to heart and rewrote my query letter about a dozen times and re-titled my book too. I am submitting it your chopping...

    Started by marikaguthrie‎, 05-29-2014 12:20 PM
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    06-08-2014, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  3. More like a blurb, trying to shape into a Query Letter eventually

    Hello everyone, I have read through a few of the query letters posted here, and saw the archers lining up thereafter to let the arrows fly. I'd...

    Started by JupiterInRetrograde‎, 06-03-2014 04:39 PM
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  4. New version of query letter

    I'm throwing out the chum!! Dear Agent Fantastic, For thousands of years, the name "Medusa" has inspired dread -- a beautiful but dangerous...

    Started by Naomi B.‎, 04-22-2014 11:05 AM
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    04-23-2014, 04:33 AM Go to last post
  5. Query - Siren Pacific

    Well, here it goes. Any suggestions you have to improve my query letter would be most appreciated. Thanks! Dear Agent: (Of course, I would have...

    Started by Beth‎, 04-03-2013 08:38 AM
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    04-21-2014, 08:06 PM Go to last post

    Gentle readers, lurkers and you trolls, I rewrote the time line because I just couldn’t get a query together. I have some questions about this one...

    Started by Craig‎, 03-31-2014 04:45 PM
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    04-15-2014, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  7. Query Letter/ feedback please

    Hello people. I'd love some feedback on my festering turd of a query letter. Thanks! Dear Agent, Stepping into adulthood is an elaborate...

    Started by Naomi B.‎, 03-23-2014 12:17 PM
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    03-29-2014, 06:08 AM Go to last post
  8. Query Letter/ The Warden

    Dear Unnamed Agent: Living in the shadow of a mountain prison, Devin Abernathy can’t escape the watching eyes. The ever present Wardens serve as...

    Started by jessgallison‎, 03-06-2014 06:00 PM
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    03-10-2014, 04:48 PM 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

    Hi Everyone. I could really use some feedback on my query letter. I am finding it especially difficult to write since my novel is narrative fiction...

    Started by marikaguthrie‎, 02-11-2014 11:59 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-12-2014, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  11. Wink Query: DEVIANT (YA urban fantasy)

    This is a heavily revised query. I've gotten advice from professionals at Writer's Digest and other forums around the web. I'm querying soon and I...

    Started by Marc Ezra‎, 12-01-2013 07:28 PM
    fantasy, fiction, urban fantasy, young adult
    • Replies: 4
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    12-02-2013, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  12. Death has a Daughter Query help

    Dear Agent: Some call them the angels of death. Cendall prefers reaper, but if you want to be technical you can throw the word grim in front of...

    Started by candygirlraupp‎, 10-24-2013 06:46 PM
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  13. Once more: Query for St. Johns

    Gentle readers it has been a while. I put this query under my pillow, wadded it up and put it in the toe of my boot and other such troubling things....

    Started by Craig‎, 07-18-2013 12:45 PM
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  14. Query: Baron von Prindles Parade

    Fist draft. Baron von Prindel embarks on a perilous journey with his talkative companions, Hopper, an energetic and loyal dog, and Maroon, his...

    Started by Tobias Garrett‎, 09-18-2013 08:20 AM
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    09-19-2013, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  15. Query: Lucky

    Now that I've completed the conversion of the story from third-person to first-person (along with upgrading the operating system on my computer in...

    Started by Gilfindel‎, 06-10-2013 08:09 PM
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    07-13-2013, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  16. Arrow First Draft Query Letter

    “We could be so happy if you would only let my family control our marriage.” Spouses from dysfunctional families never actually utter these words...

    Started by BookWerm‎, 05-29-2013 05:47 PM
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    05-31-2013, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  17. Will a novel work if the main character is unlikeable?

    I was married three times and my last two husbands died. I want to write about these events but not as a grief story. The heroine (me) is a kind of...

    Started by Pines223‎, 04-26-2013 11:35 AM
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    05-24-2013, 02:27 PM Go to last post
  18. First Draft Query

    "Dear The now retired British spy reflects on the intrigue and near death experience of his wife at the hands of a counterspy from Canada. With...

    Started by Silverback‎, 05-06-2013 06:31 AM
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  19. Another take on St. Johns

    I have mulled this over for quite a while and I hope it works better. Thanks in advance for any comments For several years all of the Federal Law...

    Started by Craig‎, 05-07-2013 05:31 PM
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    05-18-2013, 02:19 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 08:41 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    05-17-2013, 11:31 AM Go to last post

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