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  1. 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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  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. 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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    01-31-2012, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 01:59 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-25-2016, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  5. 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
  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. Critics welcome

    Sorry about the asterisks. The IPad seems to force them in. Republican Aftermath Daniel Prescott hates the Republican Party. As a retired...

    Started by Liberal‎, 07-14-2012 11:35 AM
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    07-24-2012, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 07:04 AM
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    06-20-2011, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  9. 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 10:21 PM
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    06-10-2011, 08:43 PM Go to last post
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Query help needed!

    Hi all, I'm Carrie--a newbie. I don't know why I didn't see this forum before. I think my brain is fried from staring at this query letter for...

    Started by Carrie Graves‎, 10-14-2011 09:49 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-28-2016, 09:09 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
  14. 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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    02-06-2013, 04:34 AM Go to last post
  15. 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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  16. 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, 06-23-2016 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 7,956
    06-24-2016, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  17. Query letter for PRINCE OF SLAVES

    I have been through multiple revisions with this query, but there's always room for another round (and another, and another) I'm posting two...

    Started by Cez‎, 08-30-2016 01:54 PM
    fantasy, medieval, ya fiction
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,879
    08-31-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  18. Second Query Letter Critique

    I have rewritten the first query letter taking your advice. Let me know if this is better and if I'm on the right track. Jane counts the rhythmic...

    Started by Rook‎, 07-28-2016 04:59 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-07-2016, 10:41 AM Go to last post
  19. Query Letter: Leap Forward

    Hey! This is the second query letter that I mentioned earlier. In this query I try out the name Leap Forward instead of Keep Faith. It's the...

    Started by kpgazelle‎, 08-10-2014 09:08 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-20-2014, 03:30 PM Go to last post
  20. Query Letter Critique

    I am seeking representation for my new thriller novel, “Insane Jane”. The finished manuscript has 51,428 words. I am currently working on the...

    Started by Rook‎, 07-28-2016 01:40 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,708
    07-28-2016, 04:36 AM Go to last post

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