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by Sara007
June 12th, 2012, 5:44 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query: Humorous Women's Fiction
Replies: 15
Views: 3186

Re: Query: Humorous Women's Fiction

I think this is a FANTASTIC query. It's fun, bright, humorous, and you can practically feel the energy zipping off the pages. I feel like I got a good feel for the book. If I were an agent, I'd request a full. If I were a reader (I am) I'd read it. Honestly, you did a really great job. I have no con...
by Sara007
November 8th, 2010, 11:54 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Can You Have Alternating Third Person/First Person?
Replies: 24
Views: 3301

Re: Can You Have Alternating Third Person/First Person?

I realize I'm months late to the party, but wanted to say I just read a book that I think successfully mastered this: HEART OF THE MATTER by Emily Giffen. It alternates between the MC, Tessa, and the (almost other MC) secondary MC, Valerie. Tessa is in 1st person and Valerie's in third. As someone s...
by Sara007
October 29th, 2010, 5:03 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Friday 10/29/10
Replies: 14
Views: 13976

Re: Page Critique Friday 10/29/10

Congrats, SurlyJason! First of all, I think you do a great job of writing in the style that's reflective of the character and genre. Before the character speaks/thinks anything, I can already tell it's a tough-guy/cop/crime story. It's really great that you're able to convey/reinforce that style so ...
by Sara007
October 29th, 2010, 3:58 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Screen Names
Replies: 28
Views: 6413

Re: Screen Names

I think "Sara" was already taken here, as is often the case for email addresses, usernames etc., so I started adding "007" anytime that was the case because any association with Bond--James, Bond--is fun :)
by Sara007
June 27th, 2010, 5:30 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 612
Views: 171601

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hello Everyone! I discovered this blog a few days ago and have been shamelessly lurking, soaking in Nathan's advice (I'm completely new to this industry and have a LOT to learn), which has been really informative and great...and THEN I discovered these fabulous forums! Bonus! I'm so impressed by the...