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  1. ST. JONS Query 9

    Gentle readers, a new twist, please let me know how it grabs you Bobby Cundiff died in St. Vincent’s Hospital but it was not a quiet death. While...

    Started by Craig‎, 01-26-2013 08:18 PM
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    01-26-2013, 08:18 PM Go to last post
  2. Red face Pitch - Opinions please!

    I'm submitting a pitch for a writing contest and entering it in the YA category. I'm not sure how different a 'pitch' is from a query, but I think...

    Started by Kelouise‎, 01-14-2013 03:48 PM
    pitch, query, young adult
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,567
    01-26-2013, 04:25 PM Go to last post
  3. ST. JOHNS Quey 6

    Gentle readers Justin Thomas is sure he knows who the killer is. His employee, though almost in a trauma induced coma, pointed him out with a...

    Started by Craig‎, 01-16-2013 09:42 AM
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,638
    01-24-2013, 04:32 AM Go to last post
  4. Desperately in need of query critique

    This is the meat of my query letter because I don't want to bore you with my limited credentials. Any help is greatly appreciated. A Nation...

    Started by Phocion‎, 01-21-2013 08:50 PM
    historical, query letter
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,870
    01-22-2013, 08:35 AM Go to last post
  5. 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
    • Views: 2,282
    01-20-2013, 04:47 AM Go to last post
  6. St. Johns Query 5

    Dear gentle readers When Bobby Cundiff saw the pickup truck climb the berm, he knew where it was coming from and that he needed to do something....

    Started by Craig‎, 01-14-2013 08:37 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,633
    01-14-2013, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  7. Help with a query

    With this being my first time writing summary for a query I was wondering if I could get some feedback. Fighting a war as a member of a special...

    Started by Thor‎, 11-11-2012 05:54 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,553
    12-03-2012, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  8. Query: Chance of a Lifetime

    I haven't done one of these in a while, so I'm a little out of practice. What do you think? When Detective Steve Fischer crosses the mob, he...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 10-18-2012 10:53 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    simon sucks
    • Replies: 82
    • Views: 13,523
    10-29-2012, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  9. Query Help Wanted

    Hey y'all Long time no smell! I'm so glad I saw Keith here, and he gave this advice: I want to query a very specific, relatively large...

    Started by Xavier Onassis‎, 10-15-2012 12:26 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 47
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    10-26-2012, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  10. Query Letter Help

    Dear Agent, I would like to offer a semi-autobiographical novel for your consideration. With Ivy League dreams and a unique naivety, Justin and...

    Started by samuel‎, 10-09-2012 12:46 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,199
    10-10-2012, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  11. Trouble with agent websites today??

    This isn't exactly about querying, but if you're trying to access an agent's site and can't get through, it may be registered via GoDaddy. GoDaddy...

    Started by Jeanne Gassman‎, 09-10-2012 01:27 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,555
    09-10-2012, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 4,707
    09-07-2012, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  13. Writing them all the wrong way...

    Hi all, is this a good query? In the past all my queries were apparently not what agents like and I never knew it, until I read some sample queries...

    Started by DebbieBumstead‎, 09-03-2012 02:31 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,586
    09-05-2012, 02:04 PM Go to last post
  14. New Query Letter Version One

    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 07:02 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,451
    09-03-2012, 07:02 AM Go to last post
  15. OMG - A successful query!!!

    Well, you could knock me down with a feather!! Saw another envelope on my mat that I had addressed, so I *knew* it was a "thanks but no thanks" to...

    Started by Debbi V‎, 08-31-2012 03:26 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,772
    09-02-2012, 04:41 AM Go to last post
  16. 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
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,756
    08-31-2012, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  17. 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: 1,712
    08-24-2012, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  18. Hi everyone, I'm testing the waters again and hope this query rises above the waves.

    As always, I appreciate your critiques. Here it goes. Dear Agent, Seven years ago, Officer Gina Russo fired a shot in self-defense that...

    Started by Cheryl Iadonisi‎, 08-22-2012 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,189
    08-24-2012, 07:12 AM Go to last post
  19. Second Try, Query Letter

    I would like to propose my book, “Mirror Image.” One small town, one house. Elinor called it home in 1936. Shelley lives there in 1972. The two...

    Started by SusanH‎, 08-13-2012 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,756
    08-14-2012, 05:05 AM Go to last post
  20. Just starting on this query letter

    Okay. I'm taking a break from the book I'm presently writing, to work up a query letter for the fiction book I wrote a few years ago. I know it's too...

    Started by SusanH‎, 08-11-2012 12:06 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,691
    08-12-2012, 11:07 AM Go to last post

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