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  1. Newbie

    Hey everyone out there just found this site been what I've been looking for? i want to write some of my experiences down see if there any good & find...

    Started by Barbie trahan‎, 06-28-2011 04:56 AM
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  2. 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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  3. 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
  4. :(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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  5. 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
  6. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    02-06-2011, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  7. Edited Query for Non-Fiction

    If I may bother you one more time? Those of you who are not already sick and tired of this, and I could not blame you.... But I tried to...

    Started by Bina Bear‎, 02-01-2011 04:54 AM
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    02-03-2011, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  8. Query for Non-fiction proposal

    Hi, this agency only takes non-fiction works, but also specifies that it is interested in queries before sending proposals. They also said it is...

    Started by Bina Bear‎, 01-31-2011 05:11 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    02-01-2011, 03:42 AM Go to last post
  9. Non-fiction query?

    Hi, I am sure this needs a lot more polishing, but I have seen how supportive you all are in helping everyone get the best possible query letter...

    Started by Bina Bear‎, 01-16-2011 01:59 PM
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    01-30-2011, 06:05 AM Go to last post
  10. Query Letter help

    It needs major work done to it. Help? Hello, I am seeking representation for my novel, MONSTER'S WORLD. The genres it includes range from...

    Started by blacknailz‎, 08-28-2012 09:01 PM
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    08-31-2012, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
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    05-31-2013, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  12. New qurey--better?

    I rewrote it. What say you now? Please help. Insert editor name here Insert publisher name here Address Dear , Divorce has taken its...

    Started by Brad Mathews‎, 01-20-2011 10:25 AM
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    01-30-2011, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  13. My first shot at a cover letter. Critique please?

    Sadly, I have never written a cover letter before. I have been reading up on the craft and now I have a very rough start. Any help would be greatly...

    Started by Brad Mathews‎, 01-19-2011 06:40 PM
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    02-27-2012, 06:50 AM Go to last post
  14. Query Pontification

    Starting a thread about Q fundamentals and hoping others will chime in with their ideas. Here's mine. Too often Q writers think that a...

    Started by C K‎, 05-04-2011 06:16 PM
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    05-07-2011, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  15. non-fiction query

    I enjoyed the bites of the Query Shark. But, alas, she does not do nonfiction queries. I read whole books on the subject - Noah Lukeman’s How to...

    Started by cabbage‎, 01-10-2013 02:15 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    01-20-2013, 04:47 AM Go to last post
  16. 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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  17. 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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    02-10-2013, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  18. Post TABLE TALK - QL first attempt

    Hey all! Well, I finished a different novel and was hoping to get some critiques for my query letter. It was a little tricky for me because the...

    Started by Caitlin Chock‎, 05-09-2011 04:05 AM
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  19. Post TABLE TALK - Here goes round two!

    Hello again! I hope I was able to take the advice and make this one better! I thank anyone in advance for reading an giving any critiques. ...

    Started by Caitlin Chock‎, 05-13-2011 08:35 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    05-16-2011, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  20. First Attempt: Query - On Our Own

    Dear Agent, A girl with no past, and a boy who has seen only the dark, will come together to try and discover the truth about what lays hidden...

    Started by CAlexandria‎, 06-05-2012 02:03 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-16-2012, 01:14 PM Go to last post

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