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by atpf14
August 4th, 2010, 12:33 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Trend: the acknowledgments page
Replies: 33
Views: 9755

Re: Trend: the acknowledgments page

Until I got interested in writing, I never even looked at an Acknowledgments Page. Why would I, when I knew I wasn't going to be on it? To me, an Acknowledgements Page was between the author and his "peeps" and had nothing to do with me. It had also never crossed my mind that someone might actually ...
by atpf14
December 7th, 2009, 10:07 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Old Ask Nathan Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 194595

Re: Ask Nathan

I've just finished a YA novel that both my UCLA writing teacher and a free-lance editor with 20 years of children's publishing experience tell me is very good and ready to send out for queries. The problem: I'm a female author with a male protagonist in my story. I was told recently that even though...
by atpf14
December 7th, 2009, 7:31 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Post Your Favourites
Replies: 24
Views: 6926

Re: Post Your Favourites

Don't miss Peter Cameron's Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You. One of the most interesting male protagonists I've met in a long time, and the voice! It's a pleasure to read. I was even motivated to write a fan letter -- a rare occurrence -- and I got this really sweet reply.
by atpf14
December 7th, 2009, 7:19 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Old Ask Nathan Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 194595

Re: Ask Nathan

Hi Nathan: I'm enjoying your blog -- a new discovery of mine. A couple of questions: 1) In deciding whether to represent an author, do you sometimes get a second opinion on the manscript, e.g ask a colleague to read it, too? 2) Do you include authors in the process of choosing to whom and how you're...