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by francocook1
April 23rd, 2020, 8:12 pm
Forum: Connect With a Critique Partner
Topic: Seeking a CP for Upper YA portal Fantasy
Replies: 1
Views: 2057

Seeking a CP for Upper YA portal Fantasy

Hello, I'm seeking a CP for my 94,000 word Young Adult portal fantasy. The story contains historical and sci-fi elements that tie the plot together and make it believable. This is my third round of edits and I've already cut thirty thousand words and counting, from my MS. I've received critiques fro...
by francocook1
April 23rd, 2020, 6:34 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 102
Views: 58127

Re: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

The first 250 words of my Young Adult portal fantasy The winged lion stood by the exit to the Phoenician exhibit like a bronze sentry, tarnished and faded by time. I bid the statue a silent goodbye as I passed it. After pulling an eight-hour shift answering questions about all things ancient, I just...
by francocook1
April 10th, 2020, 5:51 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 629
Views: 238445

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi everyone, my name is Andrea Franco-Cook. I reside in West Virginia, but I'm preparing for a big move to Wyoming. I'm originally from the Bay area, so it will be nice to be on the Western half of the U.S., again. In the writing world, I've self-published an adult fantasy. I also recently completed...
by francocook1
April 10th, 2020, 4:53 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 102
Views: 58127

Re: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

Chapter One Title: The Parallel Genre: Young Adult portal fantasy with Sci-Fi elements The winged lion stood by the exit to the Phoenician exhibit like a bronze sentry, tarnished and faded by time. I bid the statue a silent goodbye as I passed it. After pulling an eight-hour shift answering question...
by francocook1
April 7th, 2020, 11:26 am
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 47
Views: 36949

Re: NEW - Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog

Dear Agent (this was addressed to an agent I heard speak last year); I enjoyed hearing you speak at the Pittsburgh Writers Conference last spring where you mentioned that you were a fan of time travel stories with an interesting twist. Therefore, I thought my Young Adult portal fantasy, THE PARALLEL...