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by Shannon
April 7th, 2010, 2:23 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Favorite quote
Replies: 55
Views: 9531

Re: Favorite quote

A few of my favorites: * Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined – Henry David Thoreau * Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dreams closer – Eleanor Roosevelt * Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out – Robert J. Collier * Th...
by Shannon
April 7th, 2010, 10:05 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Contest for YA writers
Replies: 1
Views: 605

Re: Contest for YA writers

Great find. Thanks for the link!
by Shannon
December 17th, 2009, 2:32 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help: Museum Chronicles
Replies: 12
Views: 2977

Re: Query Help: Museum Chronicles

Thank you for the feedback. Back to the drawing board.
by Shannon
December 16th, 2009, 10:40 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help - Hacked -Third round
Replies: 10
Views: 2022

Re: Query Help - Hacked

I don't have much else to add. Tzalaran and Hillsy did a great job covering my questions with the query. I just wanted to comment that I really like the premise. Looking forward to reading your revision!
by Shannon
December 16th, 2009, 10:33 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Two queries for Epertase- Which to use?
Replies: 13
Views: 2354

Re: Two queries for Epertase- Which to use?

Definitely the first one! I like the way you set up the plot and outlined the stakes. I've been reading your query progress (just have not commented yet) and you've made a lot of excellent changes. Well done.
by Shannon
December 16th, 2009, 10:30 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help: Museum Chronicles
Replies: 12
Views: 2977

Re: Query Help: Museum Chronicles

Again, I would like to thank everyone for their feedback. Here's R1: Everything about museums is a lie. The world’s most powerful organization, known only as The Society , controls the museums of the world. One of their best cover ups of all time is that artifacts must be shielded from the elements ...
by Shannon
December 15th, 2009, 5:21 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help: Museum Chronicles
Replies: 12
Views: 2977

Re: Query Help: Museum Chronicles

Thanks to everyone for the feedback so far. I appreciate it.

Good catch, Tricia. And rest assured, it doesn't start with a dream. =)
by Shannon
December 15th, 2009, 3:17 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help: Museum Chronicles
Replies: 12
Views: 2977

Re: Query Help: Museum Chronicles

Hi Alexandra, Thank you so much for your feedback. I appreciate you taking time to review this and give me your thoughts. I'm not sure if this clarification helps, since I realize you provided your feedback at face value. 1. Your PoV question brings up a good point. I will look at rewording. 2. I re...
by Shannon
December 15th, 2009, 1:28 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help: Museum Chronicles
Replies: 12
Views: 2977

Query Help: Museum Chronicles

Feedback appreciated. /deep breath: When thirteen-year-old Grey Hawkins is awakened by a terrifying vision of an attempted murder, she never dreamed it would trigger an event that caused her to transport to Ancient Egypt. Her unexpected disappearance propels the world’s most visibly clandestine orga...
by Shannon
December 9th, 2009, 2:10 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Rhetorical Question...question
Replies: 3
Views: 1440

Rhetorical Question...question

Before Nathan's head explodes, let me put this out here - this is not about starting queries with rhetorical questions. I promise, I have read the blog topic on this: http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2006/10/should-i-use-rhetorical-questions-in-my.html. Again, for Nathan...put the knife down...this i...