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by Prudence
September 19th, 2010, 3:40 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Fantasy Novel Query-- "3rd" draft
Replies: 17
Views: 3800

Re: Fantasy Novel Query

Hello and thanks for taking a look. I'd appreciate any feedback, good or bad. If you'd like me to critique your query, just let me know or send it to me in a message and I'd be happy to offer my thoughts. *** Few can appreciate the depths of Ravenel’s love for the legendary knight who steals her he...
by Prudence
September 19th, 2010, 3:28 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: QUERY- YA Mystery- Mad as a Hatter
Replies: 30
Views: 4089

Re: QUERY- YA Mystery- Mad as a Hatter

I agree with Krista. I liked the first query as well. I think some parts of it could use a little bit more explaining, but other than that, it's very tight and has a lot more personality/voice--as well as being easier to read--than the revised query. I feel like the second one isn't from any one cha...
by Prudence
September 18th, 2010, 1:40 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Gender roles: Emotionally weak heroines
Replies: 58
Views: 16987

Re: Gender roles: Emotionally weak heroines

Striking the right balance should be the most important thing, of course. For me, if a weak protagonist works--meaning, I'm enjoying the story and her character isn't bothering me--then it works. If it doesn't, then it lessens my enjoyment of the novel, in which case I can choose to put it down or k...
by Prudence
September 18th, 2010, 12:56 am
Forum: Books
Topic: what makes you choose a book??
Replies: 11
Views: 4286

Re: what makes you choose a book??

I don't pick books to read after only looking at the cover or even after only reading the blurb. I've very thorough in the 'picking a book to read' process. I go through multiple summaries of the story, look at reviews on various websites, and then maybe skim the chapters or read the first chapter--...
by Prudence
September 18th, 2010, 12:53 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Which book have you read the most number of times?
Replies: 90
Views: 13659

Re: Which book have you read the most number of times?

I'm actually not a re-reader, unless you can call someone who has re-read one book a re-reader. The book I've read the most number of times is Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier. I only read it two times, though.
by Prudence
September 18th, 2010, 12:50 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Your favorite first book
Replies: 12
Views: 4239

Re: Your favorite first book

My favorite first book was Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed. The entire series nurtured my love of reading, really, but that was the first chapter book I remember finishing and loving.