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  1. 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
  2. Entertaining Angels - Query help

    Hi guys, I've been working on this again. Trying to take everyone's suggestions and work them into this query. There might be a few small things I...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 03-16-2011 10:58 AM
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    • Replies: 18
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    03-18-2011, 07:03 AM Go to last post
  3. Escaping the Water's Edge

    Hi folks, I've been reading here for a few weeks and decided to register today. I've been working on a book for several years, but I have...

    Started by Cheryl Morton‎, 06-04-2011 04:54 PM
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    • Replies: 14
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    06-05-2011, 10:41 PM Go to last post
  4. Escaping the Water's Edge - Take Two

    I've revisited my query letter with some of the suggestions I received after posting my first. Here is my second draft. All critique is welcome. ...

    Started by Cheryl Morton‎, 06-06-2011 08:04 AM
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    • Replies: 31
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    06-20-2011, 07:37 AM Go to last post
  5. Examples of good query letters and good synopses, with critiques

    Any links to examples of good query letters and good synopses? I've read through these: http://www.charlottedillon.com/SynopsisSamples.html and...

    Started by Richard Clunan‎, 03-05-2012 12:22 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    03-06-2012, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Exercise: Queries for famous books

    It’s been awfully serious around here, with a lot of people really grinding away at their query letters and receiving incisive (and sometimes hard)...

    Started by John Hawkwood‎, 02-03-2011 09:08 AM
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    • Replies: 21
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    03-20-2011, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  7. Fantasy Query: Getting standard rejections

    Forever is a completed 76,000 word fantasy/historical fiction novel. There’s stalking, seduction and death and that’s just the first chapter. It...

    Started by DanielleS83‎, 08-22-2012 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,709
    08-24-2012, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  8. Feedback for query letter please! :)

    I would really appreciate some feedback on this query letter please. Feel free to re-word things for a nicer flow. Dear Ms. Collins: Emilia...

    Started by cecilia-mar‎, 03-08-2016 12:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,148
    03-09-2016, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  9. Feedback needed

    WORD WAR I: The Truth Behind The Words We Use In Our Daily Lives Revealed WORD WAR I begins with a poignant reflection on the hardest and...

    Started by Michael Victor Jackson‎, 05-20-2016 06:54 AM
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    communication, hope, query letter help, words, wwi
    • Replies: 22
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    06-17-2016, 02:12 PM Go to last post
  10. Feedback wanted on book idea called the Many Voices project, we all create together

    Hi, my name is Caleb Beal and I've always dreamed of creating a book we all create together and I'm calling it the Many Voices book project! ...

    Started by OneStoryRoad‎, 11-02-2015 05:16 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,069
    11-02-2015, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  11. First attempt at query.

    Hi, I could use suggestions on how to improve this query. Thanks in advance for any assistance you can give me. Dear Agent, Saying...

    Started by n.p.doeleman‎, 03-13-2012 01:26 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    03-18-2012, 01:24 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
    • Views: 2,214
    07-16-2012, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  13. 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: 3,131
    05-21-2013, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  14. 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: 4,011
    05-31-2013, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  15. First query draft. Trying to get it all in.

    Dear I completed a book called I Told My Mind To Shut The F*ck Up, Seeing Past The Mind Created Story Of My Life. This 60,000 word memoir does...

    Started by greg winick‎, 01-27-2012 04:40 PM
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    • Replies: 32
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    01-31-2012, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  16. First Query for my cross -genre memoir...Please read and critique! Thanks

    Dear Agent, Former Rock musician Jenn Wertz has set about writing a memoir of her life and times with Rusted Root, the popular 90s rock band she...

    Started by adobe88‎, 05-29-2012 09:10 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-31-2012, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  17. For your disection, toasting and roasting. Q + S

    Q Words 197 Dear Agent Mr/Mrs/Otherwise, Within hours of returning from a mission, Wulfgang von Wulf and his Special Operations team are...

    Started by Herman Munster‎, 02-13-2011 07:51 PM
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    • Replies: 32
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    02-21-2011, 11:53 PM Go to last post
  18. Funny Query Letters

    Started by Sophie‎, 05-22-2012 12:04 AM
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    05-22-2012, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  19. Gifted (YA Sci-Fi)

    Just got finished with my book. I've been getting some great feedback for my query letter so far and just want to get some more thoughts on it before...

    Started by writerdude‎, 02-02-2015 01:00 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-04-2015, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  20. Happy New Year everyone. My resolution is to get my darn query right. I revised again

    I'm determined to get it right. I respect and value your input and would appreciate any help I can get. Thanks again. Cheryl FBI agent Gina...

    Started by Cheryl Iadonisi‎, 01-01-2012 05:09 PM
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 3,157
    01-08-2012, 04:15 PM Go to last post

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