HomeWritersLiterary AgentsEditorsPublishersResourcesDiscussion
Forum Login | Join the discussion
+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 16 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 12 ... LastLast
Threads 21 to 40 of 318

Forum: Query Letters

Only registered members may read or post to this forum. Post your private query here, for help or critiques from other members.

  1. 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
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,652
    05-31-2013, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  2. 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
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,433
    05-24-2013, 02:27 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,719
    05-21-2013, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  4. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,543
    05-18-2013, 02:19 PM Go to last post
  5. 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
    • Views: 1,469
    05-17-2013, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 11:52 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 853
    05-15-2013, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 858
    05-06-2013, 05:06 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 08:06 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 67
    • Views: 7,846
    04-28-2013, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  9. 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 10:21 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,744
    04-04-2013, 04:19 AM Go to last post
  10. 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 11:38 AM
    simon sucks
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,558
    04-03-2013, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  11. 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 10:41 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 982
    04-03-2013, 10:03 AM Go to last post
  12. 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 09:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 909
    03-27-2013, 05:37 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 05:42 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,167
    03-18-2013, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  14. What is this??

    Okay, it might be a dumb question, but I am at that stage where I don't even know my own name! Is the following the start of a query, or the start...

    Started by Debbi V‎, 03-01-2013 04:19 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,637
    03-04-2013, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,386
    03-02-2013, 06:13 AM Go to last post
  16. Rise of the South By: Mark Raines

    A Socialist society is being forced by the United States White House Administration. President Salman Usama has promised to “fundamentally transform...

    Started by Mark Raines‎, 02-23-2013 08:30 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 25,716
    03-01-2013, 01:53 PM Go to last post
  17. Query letter for unconventional project--critiques please!

    Some of you might have seen my post asking about the feasibility of submitting a book of three related novellas to agents. From responses here, other...

    Started by larkenfoam‎, 02-18-2013 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 803
    02-26-2013, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  18. Query-The Great Turbulance............... Help!

    The Great Turbulence and Malcontent of Brimley Tinderbuss In 1665 London, Brimley openly criticizes King Charles II's tax-heavy rule with his...

    Started by Tobias Garrett‎, 02-16-2013 03:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 972
    02-18-2013, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  19. Query Letter Help (Criticism Appreciated)

    This query did not make it to the second round of the amazon novel writing contest. Have I written something nobody would be interested or is this...

    Started by samuel‎, 02-13-2013 10:04 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 584
    02-13-2013, 07:20 PM Go to last post
  20. ST. JOHNS Query 9

    Gentle readers, a new twist, please let me know how it grabs you Bobby Cundiff died in St. Vincent’s Hospital but it was not a quiet death. While...

    Started by Craig‎, 01-26-2013 08:22 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 1,741
    02-12-2013, 07:44 AM Go to last post

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 15 replies or 150 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 15 replies or 150 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts