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by WHJohnston
December 9th, 2014, 1:26 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Bridging a gap
Replies: 0
Views: 9610

Bridging a gap

Hello everyone, This sort of straddles the self-publishing query area, so I am hoping to get some ideas. A while back I attended a few writers conferences who touted the importance of blogging and self publishing to market a book and show that you were ready to get an agent. "Agents will see that yo...
by WHJohnston
December 9th, 2014, 1:06 pm
Forum: Connect With a Critique Partner
Topic: Critique Partner Sought
Replies: 1
Views: 1717

Critique Partner Sought

I would love to trade novels with someone and get a solid bit of coaching and critique. My book is a New Adult novel that bridges fantasy into a contemporary setting based on Japanese folklore. I would gladly work with anyone, read through a novel of their own and give my thoughts and ideas. I'm no ...
by WHJohnston
December 9th, 2014, 1:02 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query YA- The Last
Replies: 5
Views: 3706

Re: Query YA- The Last

A lot of people put the title and such at the beginning with a word count. Nathan himself suggests this. However, just as many people say put this at the end. (See QUERYSHARK). When I first did my query, I had the minutia at the beginning, but people suggested starting right off with the thrust of t...
by WHJohnston
December 9th, 2014, 12:57 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 612
Views: 189594

Glad to be here

Hello everyone! I met Nathan at the San Luis Obispo Writers conference a few years ago and participated in his Mad Lib query. At the time I was just finishing work on a book that I since self published and blogged about, in the hope of attracting agents. I emailed Nathan recently about my concern be...