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by Inkfinger
May 6th, 2011, 3:12 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 720
Views: 260150

Re: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

“Boo.” Glug! “AAUUGHHHHHH!” Billy launched himself away from the mirror and landed with a splat on the tiled bathroom floor. His breath came in ragged gasps and his toothbrush hung from his left nostril where it had been lodged in his panic. Frantic shrieks came from outside in the hallway as his mu...
by Inkfinger
February 6th, 2011, 5:38 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Excerpt in my query letter?
Replies: 2
Views: 716

Re: Excerpt in my query letter?

Thanks very much.
by Inkfinger
February 5th, 2011, 8:29 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Excerpt in my query letter?
Replies: 2
Views: 716

Excerpt in my query letter?

Hi Nathan,
Thanks for the opportunity to ask you this question!
Can I include a short excerpt from my story in my query to an agent? I think it is a good idea to show a bit of my writing and let it speak for itself, but do agents agree?

Inkfinger.
by Inkfinger
January 31st, 2011, 7:31 am
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 720
Views: 260150

Re: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

“You lost it? What’re we going to do now?” I gaped at Mum sitting at the kitchen table with her head in her hands, and panic flooded my heart. “It’s ok, Ryan,” muttered my sister, Kimberly. “We’ll be alright on what I earn at the hotel.” She met my eyes, willing me to stop shouting. “It’s not the po...