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by skyledavis
August 23rd, 2011, 1:32 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Which Genre?
Replies: 7
Views: 1160

Re: Which Genre?

I would actually caution against dystopian. It could technically be dystopian, but doesn't need to be so. It doesn't centralize around bringing down a government with a fatal flaw. Instead, it's about a person in an admittedly dystopian society. There is a difference. Now, if this was a year and a h...
by skyledavis
August 23rd, 2011, 1:05 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query: Aisuru, To Love - YA Paranormal Romance (REVISED 9/2)
Replies: 15
Views: 3421

Re: Query: Aisuru, To Love - YA Paranormal Romance

This is a much better version. I get a much clearer idea of the concept of the novel (if not necessarily the true plot). However, it could be tightened up further, and focused more on the central plot of the novel. Here are my notes: Dear [Agent Name], Sakura Takeshi is in her final year of high sch...
by skyledavis
August 22nd, 2011, 5:50 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query: Aisuru, To Love - YA Paranormal Romance (REVISED 9/2)
Replies: 15
Views: 3421

Re: Query: Aisuru, To Love - YA Paranormal Romance

Hey Collectonian, Thanks for posting! At first, I really liked the query. I wanted you to give more detail on this maniac and why Sakura couldn't go to the police about it, but was intrigued by the setup nevertheless. A teen dealing with certain death seems ripe for emotional writing. Though, I will...
by skyledavis
July 6th, 2010, 3:46 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 720
Views: 286480

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

TITLE: The Dowered Three Series vol. 1: The Ledger Domain GENRE: YA Spy Fiction/Urban Fantasy FROM: Prologue: Scratching the surface The Keaton Motel was a rat-infested hellhole of a place, but it was home. Besides, the owners gave Anna free room and board in exchange for maid service and they didn...