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by drbarre11
December 13th, 2009, 9:53 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Review and some helpful hints
Replies: 11
Views: 3231

Re: Query Review and some helpful hints

ronalb I have been looking at your query letter and working with it I am doing it in sections Here is what I came up with for the opening paragraph - please keep in mind that I am not an expert but it might give you some ideas More to come Dave Despite the fact that he has no memories of his childho...
by drbarre11
December 10th, 2009, 8:11 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Review and some helpful hints
Replies: 11
Views: 3231

Re: Query Review and some helpful hints

Ronalb

First - Right on for posting your letter!!!!
It sounds like a cool story
Give me a few days to look this over but I do have one question - what is an internationally spread conglomerate?.

Dave
by drbarre11
December 9th, 2009, 10:52 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Review and some helpful hints
Replies: 11
Views: 3231

Re: Query Review and some helpful hints

Ronalb Thanks for your input. It gives me something to look at and possible make my query better I am going to ask you a favor. Please post your query. Maybe some of us can lend a hand and help you out. Then when you feel comfortable with it choose five agents and see how you do. You never know unti...
by drbarre11
December 8th, 2009, 6:30 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Tales from the Query Front
Replies: 5
Views: 1500

Tales from the Query Front

My Name is Dave. I go by the online name drbarre11 I don't know if this is the section to place this post but I'll leave that up to Nathan. I titled this post "Tales from the Query Front" because I think we need a place to go to share our stories. A place to recharge our batteries after the latest r...
by drbarre11
December 7th, 2009, 8:02 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Review and some helpful hints
Replies: 11
Views: 3231

Query Review and some helpful hints

If I can offer any helpful advice to an aspiring writer it's this; take your first draft of your query letter, admire it and then throw it away. Once your second version is complete; bask in the glow of your accomplishment and then burn it. Take the best sections from your next four rewrites and the...