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by HappyElmoMonster
January 2nd, 2011, 11:10 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Submission Nit-picks
Replies: 1
Views: 550

Submission Nit-picks

Just a few things I'd like to ask you as a former agent about querying agents. 1) When sending whatever amount of text is requested with a query, what do I do to separate paragraphs so it doesn't look like one big blog of text? Do I have to go through them all and put a line break? 2) Is it appropri...
by HappyElmoMonster
December 12th, 2010, 10:53 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 213
Views: 120176

Re: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog

Dear [Agent's Name, properly spelled and adressed], First-time mother Jennifer Rosado is in deep trouble. The son she loves more than the world has turned four, and in her dystopian America, she's required to turn him in so the government can sell him to other parents. Authorities turn up at her doo...
by HappyElmoMonster
November 24th, 2010, 3:16 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: How To Keep Passion In An Idea
Replies: 1
Views: 574

How To Keep Passion In An Idea

I finished my first novel and it was a brilliant idea that I loved executing, but now I"m stuck. Any idea I get now I end up shooting down for whatever reason within a few days. This has been going on for about two months, and now I have an idea I think will stick. But how do I get the passion alive...
by HappyElmoMonster
October 30th, 2010, 6:01 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: How do react to a query from a minor?
Replies: 1
Views: 633

How do react to a query from a minor?

When you recieve a query from someone under sixteen years old, does it drastically change how you view their work? Are you cautious as to the quality of what they're writing? Do you worry about if they aren't ready for the world of publishing or are too jumpy to be set in their career? Anything else...