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by Emma
January 14th, 2010, 10:13 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Researching for a Young adult novel…or…
Replies: 9
Views: 1970

Re: Researching for a Young adult novel…or…

I actually really enjoyed this post. To be perfectly honest I was embarrassed the second I realized I still have my Buffy DVD in the drive and paused mid episode. I had stopped it when I decided to write an entry for this contest. I actually found out a lot about myself while writing my first YA nov...
by Emma
January 14th, 2010, 10:04 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Is your ‘but’ too big?
Replies: 17
Views: 2957

Re: Is your ‘but’ too big?

Great post! I have actually been having to deal with this lately and your post helped me feel reassure that I am making the right choice putting my work out there because even if I never get published at least I tried. Something I was recently taught to do is look in the mirror in the morning and ho...
by Emma
January 14th, 2010, 9:57 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: A Word On Words
Replies: 3
Views: 946

Re: A Word On Words

Love the quote!
by Emma
January 14th, 2010, 9:54 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Young Adult Language
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Re: Young Adult Language

I enjoyed your post. I have to admit that part of the reason I will always read YA is because I enjoy these points. In terms of that there normally isn't cursing or smoking or things that when I want to just escape from my world and into another I don't want to think about. Instead you are able to p...
by Emma
January 14th, 2010, 9:41 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How to Write a Perfect(ly) Dreadful Query Letter
Replies: 5
Views: 1252

Re: How to Write a Perfect(ly) Dreadful Query Letter

Great idea and hysterical!

Sincerely,
Emma Michaels
by Emma
January 14th, 2010, 8:12 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Rebinding Old Books and Keeping Your Secret Year a Secret!
Replies: 0
Views: 782

Rebinding Old Books and Keeping Your Secret Year a Secret!

Restoring Your Old Books or Switching Covers! Link: http://emmamichaels.blogspot.com/2010/01/restoring-your-old-books-or-switching.html In The Secret Year, Colt found Julia’s journal after her death. The following can help you restore old books, or make sure that it NEVER happens to you by placing a...
by Emma
December 11th, 2009, 3:08 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Old Ask Nathan Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 191187

Re: Ask Nathan

Thank you very much and happy unofficial agent's day!
by Emma
December 11th, 2009, 2:03 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Old Ask Nathan Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 191187

Re: Ask Nathan

Hello Nathan, I have a question regarding the preferences of agents including yourself. In your opinion is it more appetizing if someone is querying a series with two installations already completed or if they simply query only the very first novel. The series is going to be three books in total unl...