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by Cjc217
February 26th, 2010, 7:20 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query: The Robertson Institute (YA Fantasy)
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

Re: Query: The Robertson Institute (YA Fantasy)

Thanks for the comments. They're very helpful. I feel a bit torn between getting bogged down by providing too much information and failing to accurately convey the story by providing too little. Combining a few of the middle paragraphs sounds like a good compromise, though, so I think I'll try that ...
by Cjc217
February 24th, 2010, 4:36 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query: The Robertson Institute (YA Fantasy)
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

Re: Query: The Robertson Institute (YA Fantasy)

Here's a new draft of the letter. Thanks again for any advice. Dear _______: I am seeking representation for THE ROBERTSON INSTITUTE, a 95,000-word fantasy novel, and thought you would be interested because [specific reason]. Charles Howe should have had a new life. After a lonely childhood of magic...
by Cjc217
February 24th, 2010, 1:49 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query: The Robertson Institute (YA Fantasy)
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

Re: Query: The Robertson Institute (YA Fantasy)

Thanks for the advice. I suspected the letter was too generic, but hearing someone else say it makes it much easier to make changes.

Revisions to follow, hopefully soon.
by Cjc217
February 24th, 2010, 8:17 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query: The Robertson Institute (YA Fantasy)
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

Query: The Robertson Institute (YA Fantasy)

Update: Scroll down for a revised copy Thanks in advance for any feedback. It is truly appreciated. Dear ____: I am seeking representation for The Robertson Institute, a 95,000-word fantasy novel for young adults. In a country where magic has always ruled over science, fifteen-year-old Charles Howe...