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  1. Righteo, trying an entirely different angle - QL

    So, as suggested, I'm trying this QL from a different angle. To be honest, I am living on very little sleep and even less food so I no longer have...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 02-03-2011 01:27 AM
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    02-03-2011, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  2. My query letter - any suggestions are good

    Dear agent: I am very excited about my recently completed manuscript; and after knowing about your agency for several years, I am delighted to get...

    Started by Jennifer Crunk‎, 02-01-2011 07:39 PM
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    02-03-2011, 04:17 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. I think this is MUCH closer :)

    Taking a lot of advice, including getting some sleep (OK still not a full 8 hours as it's 3.15 am here, but 5 is better than 3!) and DK's starting...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 02-04-2011 08:22 AM
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    02-05-2011, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  5. Query Letter-I'm stuck. Help?

    I've rewritten my query letter countless times. I don't want to waste anyone's time with garbage but at this point I'm stuck. Am I on the right...

    Started by Adrienne Wenner‎, 02-03-2011 08:44 PM
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    02-06-2011, 05:54 AM Go to last post
  6. Query Help

    I seem to be stuck in query purgatory and I was wondering if this was getting close. I am still working on the final paragraph. I've tried to show...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 02-03-2011 09:32 AM
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    02-06-2011, 06:12 AM Go to last post
  7. One more try: non-fiction

    I took the advice I got and really scaled it down, moved some things around to hopefully make it sound more interesting. In the interest of keeping...

    Started by Bina Bear‎, 02-06-2011 01:22 AM
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    02-06-2011, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  8. Seeking Feedback on Query Letter

    Dear Agent, Second sight isn't an exact science. At eighteen, Laurel Pierson misinterpreted a vision, leading to the death of Nate, her first...

    Started by Thomma Grindstaff‎, 02-04-2011 09:31 PM
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    02-07-2011, 11:09 AM Go to last post
  9. Would like to throw another V at you'all

    OK, I have listened and while I am not (just yet) willing to dump the first 50 pages I see everyones point that the story not about Cecilia's...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 02-05-2011 06:09 PM
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    02-08-2011, 01:22 AM Go to last post
  10. Query review, please

    Side note: First--Thank you to anyone that takes the time to critique this. Second--Having read some of the feeds about proper query etiquette, I...

    Started by Avonne Writer‎, 02-08-2011 12:52 PM
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    02-11-2011, 12:44 AM Go to last post
  11. Requesting Query Feedback for a 1st Timer

    Hi All, I was hoping to get some critical feedback on the query letter below. I would really appreciate a new set of eyes. Please assume that the...

    Started by Jordan Eddy‎, 02-09-2011 11:23 AM
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    02-11-2011, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  12. Two queries, which would you vote for? All comments welcome.

    hi guys, I've been bouncing between these two queries and it's driving me nuts. On the one hand i know query version 1 isn't perfect and still...

    Started by Cas Webb‎, 02-11-2011 10:56 PM
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    02-12-2011, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  13. Query Help - Another attempt

    I have tried to take all the comments from before and incorporate them into this query by showing you Chloe and what she must do. That she is the...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 02-07-2011 11:53 AM
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    02-12-2011, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  14. Proposal for NF again

    Hi my much imposed upon friends. I realize NF is not what most of you do, so I included a few of the questions they want answered after the initial...

    Started by Bina Bear‎, 02-12-2011 02:31 PM
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    02-12-2011, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  15. :(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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    02-13-2011, 08:49 AM Go to last post
  16. Let's try again, shall we?

    At the risk of looking stupid: Dear Agent, Avery Rowan covets one thing more than even the lives of those about him: his humanity. And he’ll do...

    Started by Delany Sierra Sierra‎, 02-07-2011 04:04 PM
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    02-13-2011, 03:45 PM Go to last post
  17. Not A QL - Just opening line /hook see what everyone thinks :)

    I Know I have haunted you'all to death with this one but I have been working on a few lines and this has been playing in my head and on paper for...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 02-11-2011 12:53 PM
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    02-14-2011, 07:51 PM Go to last post
  18. Query = description on back of book?

    I know someone said "absolutely not". But I am reading the synopses, or whatever you may call them, online, for the Borders books, and a lot of them...

    Started by Bina Bear‎, 02-15-2011 12:30 PM
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    02-15-2011, 06:21 PM Go to last post
  19. Question concerning pages.

    I'm nowhere near being ready to query (ha), but (for future reference) when an agent asks for pages along with a query letter (let's say they want...

    Started by Delany Sierra Sierra‎, 02-15-2011 03:15 PM
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    02-16-2011, 04:53 AM Go to last post
  20. Query Attempt #1000

    I've taken everyone's advice and tried to show who Chloe is, her conflict and what she must do. Is this on the right track or am I still going the...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 02-15-2011 07:21 AM
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    • Replies: 36
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    02-18-2011, 11:42 AM Go to last post

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