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by winwritewin
April 10th, 2011, 11:54 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Should query for memoir be written in 1st or 3rd person
Replies: 1
Views: 924

Should query for memoir be written in 1st or 3rd person

Please help settle a debate now going on. One person says writing a memoir query in the 3rd person is arrogant, but another person who has been an editor for a publisher says queries should always be in the third person regardless of genre. Help!
by winwritewin
April 10th, 2011, 8:38 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Life Journeys of a Cockney Girl
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Life Journeys of a Cockney Girl

I chose to submit my work to you because of your previous interest in memoirs, and because of your affiliation with the respected …….Agency. Life Journeys of a Cockney Girl, is a 91,000 word Memoir and is my first book. A second book nears completion. If she had known her mother tried to give birth ...
by winwritewin
April 9th, 2011, 1:41 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: 119644

Re: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog

Life Journeys of a Cockney Girl, is a 90,759 Memoir. It is the first book of a possible trilogy; the second book is nearing completion. My name then was, Iris Jones, and I was five years old when separated from my family during the evacuation of Britain's children in WWII (1939 – 1945). Torn from my...