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  1. My Query Prompt: Space Opera Novel

    This is my first draft, I really have no clue as to how to structure these things. I always freeze up when people ask, "What's your story about?" so...

    Started by David Nova‎, 05-19-2011 03:35 PM
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    05-22-2011, 04:22 AM Go to last post
  2. RIGHT! Totally different approach - 4get the mini synopsis!

    I have been looking at the idea of NOT telling the story as I cannot see how I can sum up my 'story' in 300 words. Instead, I have taken a really...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 02-13-2011 01:24 AM
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    02-24-2011, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. Query attempt two

    Okay, Thanks everyone for their suggestions. I've incorporated most of it. This will probably be my final query post. I still think it's risky,...

    Started by The Tainted‎, 01-21-2011 07:00 AM
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    01-22-2011, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  5. Another attempt - QL take XXXL

    As many of you know, I have struggled with my QL for my MS1 I have worked the H#ll out of the MS and have it pretty damn shiny - even if I do say...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 01-12-2011 01:37 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-27-2016, 08:32 AM Go to last post
  6. QL Re-try Any better?

    Well it's 6.30am here and the sun is just coming out. I woke up to work on the at 4.30am so I'm giving it another go. Having taken time away from...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 02-02-2011 11:36 AM
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    02-03-2011, 12:43 AM Go to last post
  7. Is this ready to send off?

    In 2010, I was a Peabody and DuPont award-winning producer at CNN who was addicted to painkillers. And while it was a solitary existence, my...

    Started by r k‎, 11-08-2015 07:16 AM
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    02-10-2016, 04:29 AM Go to last post
  8. I have a request for a partial!!! Arghhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!! (and a question :))

    Ok, ok, I admit, I wanted to share this :D (does it show I'm a little excited? lol) But I really wanted to ask something, and to thank you all...

    Started by Zoe Saadia‎, 05-11-2011 11:21 PM
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    06-10-2011, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  9. ROXANE query letter

    Roxane, a Persian princess, risked everything to wed Alexander the Great. Their passion was the stuff of legend: she marched into battle at her...

    Started by SapphireBlue‎, 08-08-2011 08:11 AM
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    08-15-2011, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  10. Query letter, help please!

    Hi guys :) I am writing the query letter and I am posting it here so that I am sure, it has the best of what I could come up with. So it is a...

    Started by Aizza‎, 10-30-2015 10:03 PM
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    11-03-2015, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  11. New QL Attempt

    Its almost 1am here in Australia and I've been working on a new version of my QL for the past 10 hours or so. I've tried to take into account what...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 01-14-2011 05:49 AM
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    01-14-2011, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  12. Re: Addiction memoir query

    My transformation from an award-winning CNN producer to a clumsily contained pain pill addict was a solitary experience, but finding my sobriety...

    Started by r k‎, 10-13-2015 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-25-2016, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  13. Query Letter Critique, Please - YA Novel

    Hi, Everyone! I'm new to the forums, but I've really enjoyed them so far. It's obvious there is a lot of valuable feedback available. So, thanks...

    Started by Shannon Hubbard‎, 01-16-2011 10:02 AM
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    01-30-2011, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  14. Query Letter for fiction

    It seems a little long. I'm not sure if I should cut the professor. He's one of three main characters whose stories intertwine. The entire query,...

    Started by Reade‎, 03-12-2012 04:13 PM
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    03-18-2012, 12:38 PM Go to last post
  15. 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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    02-18-2011, 11:42 AM Go to last post
  16. Query Critique - Paranormal Romance

    I would love some feedback on my query letter. Thank you so much for your help. Now I'm off to critique someone else. Amy Dear Agent, ...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 01-19-2011 08:49 PM
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    01-21-2011, 08:48 AM Go to last post
  17. 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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  18. New Query Letter Version Two

    Two versions, one letter. Please tell me what hits you, either way, with either one. Thanks very much. My husband had an idea. Heck, he even had...

    Started by SusanH‎, 09-03-2012 07:04 AM
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    09-07-2012, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  19. query letter critique

    Novel Set over four weeks in the brutal winter of 1954, Father Briar and the Angel Marceline is an historical romance unlike any other. When a...

    Started by regina‎, 06-24-2016 12:29 AM
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    06-24-2016, 11:05 PM Go to last post
  20. QUERY CRITIQUE - one last time?

    Okay everyone, I've made the few changes suggested and did my best to polish this up. I feel like I am almost there, but I would really like some...

    Started by Amy Lou‎, 03-02-2011 12:21 PM
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    03-04-2011, 11:20 PM Go to last post

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