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by Juls Duncan
December 31st, 2010, 10:32 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Flash Backs in a novel, good or bad?
Replies: 5
Views: 1079

Flash Backs in a novel, good or bad?

I heard that if you have flash backs in a novel, your manuscript will be rejected by most agents that you send it to… Is this true?
Thanks Juls
by Juls Duncan
December 22nd, 2010, 12:30 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: The Mask of Neoesis (newest query on post one.) ???
Replies: 15
Views: 2226

Re:Query; The Mask of Noesis, Middle Grade fantasy

Revised Query #5 I have gone over my query, and rewrote it once again... Please let me know what you think... I thank you all for any advice... Juls Dear (name of agent): A simple English class assignment turns eleven-year-old Morgan Koda world upside down when her Christmas letter ends up in the ha...
by Juls Duncan
December 20th, 2010, 5:39 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: deleted
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: CROSSING THRESHOLD Query New version

Your story is interesting, but not one I would grab. That said… I believe that your first line goes at the end of the query. I am seeking representation for CROSSING THRESHOLDS, and 82,000 word mainstream novel, I would leave out the following taking readers back thirty-five years. You need a hook. ...
by Juls Duncan
December 20th, 2010, 5:25 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: QUERY: THE LAST DRAGON (Fantasy)
Replies: 9
Views: 1622

Re: QUERY: THE LAST DRAGON (Fantasy)

I ready liked your story... Remember this is just my thoughts, so take it as you will... I think you should use the twist in your hook. That way the agent will see that, and want to read more. The other (posts) have already told you everything else I would have. Keep up the good work... I can't wait...
by Juls Duncan
December 19th, 2010, 1:20 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: The Mask of Neoesis (newest query on post one.) ???
Replies: 15
Views: 2226

Re: Query; The Mask of Noesis, young adult fantasy

Revised Query # 4 Thanks for all your help. I think I have everything in the query that I need, but having a hard time getting it to read smooth. Let me know what you think of this… Because of a simple class assignment MORGAN KODA travels through time to uncover a hidden relic. She must face a monst...
by Juls Duncan
December 19th, 2010, 11:56 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: The Mask of Neoesis (newest query on post one.) ???
Replies: 15
Views: 2226

Re: Query; The Mask of Noesis, young adult fantasy

Thank you for the advice... I will work on another revising and post it within a day or so... You have been a great help... Juls
by Juls Duncan
December 17th, 2010, 4:23 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: The Mask of Neoesis (newest query on post one.) ???
Replies: 15
Views: 2226

Re: Query; The Mask of Noesis, young adult fantasy

Query revised post # 12 Thank you for the advice. I see what you mean, went back over it... This is what I came up with... Please let me know what you think... I changed the genre to middle grade, instead of young adult... Juls Date Dear Agent, A simple class assignment turns eleven-year-old MORGAN ...
by Juls Duncan
December 16th, 2010, 8:57 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: The Mask of Neoesis (newest query on post one.) ???
Replies: 15
Views: 2226

Re: Query; The Mask of Noesis, young adult fantasy

Query reworked Post #7 I left this alone for two day, saddled my horse, and chased some heifers around a couple of pastures. Really, we were gathering for preg. Checking. I can back to the query this morning, and this is what I came up with… By the way, I received three hits for partials on the four...
by Juls Duncan
December 14th, 2010, 9:54 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: The Mask of Neoesis (newest query on post one.) ???
Replies: 15
Views: 2226

Re: Query; The Mask of Noesis, young adult fantasy

reworked query post #4 I reworked some of the query. Let me know what you think. Date Dear Agent, All Morgan Koda has known in her thirteen years is a miserable life with her horrible foster mother, Maybelle Owens, and her appalling twin grandsons, Steven and Mathew. But all that’s about to change w...
by Juls Duncan
December 13th, 2010, 6:15 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: The Mask of Neoesis (newest query on post one.) ???
Replies: 15
Views: 2226

The Mask of Neoesis (newest query on post one.) ???

Not sure how I did this, but this is the newest version of my query… Thanks for all the help you have given me…Juls (Agents name) Address Date Dear, Mr/Miss/Ms/Mrs (Name of agent): Shy eleven-year-old Morgan Koda’s world is drastically altered when her Christmas letter ends up in the hands of the p...