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  1. WHERE ANGELS LOSE THEIR WAY Query help

    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 05:37 PM
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    query letter help
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    03-07-2014, 07:06 AM Go to last post
  2. Query Letter/ THE TEN THOUSAND STEPS TO GOODBYE

    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 10:59 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-12-2014, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  3. 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 06:28 PM
    fantasy, fiction, urban fantasy, young adult
    • Replies: 4
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    12-02-2013, 11:49 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 05:46 PM
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    • Replies: 35
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    11-11-2013, 04:56 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 11:45 AM
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    • Replies: 17
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    10-07-2013, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  6. 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 07:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-19-2013, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 07:09 PM
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    • Replies: 45
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    07-13-2013, 12:44 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-31-2013, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  9. 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 10:35 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-24-2013, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 05:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    05-21-2013, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  11. 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 04:31 PM
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    05-18-2013, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,614
    05-17-2013, 10:31 AM Go to last post
  13. Query YA Fantasy

    This is the synopsis part of my query letter. Please let me know if this approach works for you guys and any other flaws you see. Thanks. ...

    Started by The Tainted‎, 05-15-2013 10:52 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-15-2013, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  14. Query Feedback Please

    Being a first time novelist, never having went the route of attempting to find representation before, I would very much appreciate feedback on the...

    Started by matthewkeith‎, 05-06-2013 06:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-06-2013, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  15. Query: Simulated Murder

    We're far enough into the story over in the Writing Critique forum that everyone should have a pretty good idea about the basic plot of the book. I...

    Started by Gilfindel‎, 03-07-2013 07:06 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 67
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    04-28-2013, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  16. Query: WotWB

    While I'm waiting for that 6-figure advance for Simulated Murder, I thought I'd give some thought to my next writing project. I always have at least...

    Started by Gilfindel‎, 03-30-2013 09:21 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-04-2013, 03:19 AM Go to last post
  17. Query Take 2

    I mostly rewrote the second paragraph for this. Probably needs to trim some of the wording a bit. Anyone want to take a stab at it? When...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 10-25-2012 10:38 AM
    simon sucks
    • Replies: 4
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    04-03-2013, 12:19 PM Go to last post
  18. Query: The Great Turbulence and Malcontent of Brimley Tinderbuss

    Dear Agent, In 1665 London, Brimley Tinderbuss writes sharp criticisms of King Charles II's tax-heavy reign. His treasonous words earn him...

    Started by Tobias Garrett‎, 04-02-2013 09:41 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-03-2013, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  19. Dante, Son of Lucifer

    Hello. This is my querry letter for my first ms, "Dante, son of Lucifer". I would be happy to get some feedback on it. And thanks in advance. Dear...

    Started by royboy‎, 03-26-2013 08:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-27-2013, 04:37 AM Go to last post
  20. YA Query Draft

    No need to spend a lot of time on this -- just interested in first impressions: When everybody 15-year-old Tessie McVie hangs with looks at a...

    Started by Lawrence Tabak‎, 03-16-2013 04:42 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,261
    03-18-2013, 06:44 AM Go to last post

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