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by LSimon
July 1st, 2010, 12:08 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Kick-Thyself Moments
Replies: 19
Views: 7088

Re: Kick-Thyself Moments

After pitching and getting a request for a full at a conference, I went home and happily sent it out. When the euphoria faded and I realized that my novel was not finished with its early revision process and therefore NOT fit for human consumption yet...I panicked! I sent the nice lady a very freake...
by LSimon
July 1st, 2010, 11:53 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Alamandine's Song Query
Replies: 22
Views: 3338

Re: Alamandine's Song Query

I think most of the grammatical mistakes are due to a bad case of Franken-query. I've taken the parts and pieces of different queries and tried to make them into one living breathing thing...It walks, but it can't talk and it don't sing. There's a whole other element that I need to get in there...So...
by LSimon
June 30th, 2010, 11:06 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Alamandine's Song Query
Replies: 22
Views: 3338

Alamandine's Song Query

Dear Agent, Alamandine “Mandi” Croach is a half-faery Princess; the next in line for the crown of the Star Court in Faelyn. Her younger half brother has been kidnapped and even the strongest seekers cannot find him. She is also completely oblivious, her aunt has made sure of that. Her life revolves ...
by LSimon
June 30th, 2010, 9:29 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: BOB - NOT the official title:) - YA dystopian *Take #3*
Replies: 32
Views: 5274

Re: BOB - NOT the official title:) - YA dystopian

Dear [Agent]: Seth Tucker is an old-fashioned kid. He prefers cameras to Camera <<This Part isn't very clear....but this is>>>> and wall screens to feed-planted pictures in his head. He doesn’t prefer his Wingtooth, <<The use of "Prefer" here is a little awkward the tooth-shaped implant that links h...
by LSimon
June 29th, 2010, 10:12 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Request from editor..include?
Replies: 3
Views: 828

Request from editor..include?

At a conference an Editor asked for a full of my novel - which I will be sending out shortly. Should I include that fact in a query letter to agents?
by LSimon
June 18th, 2010, 4:58 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: 121718

Re: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog

Dear Mr Bransford, Alamandine "Mandi" Croach knows she's half faery, but that didn't mean much to her. Her parents are dead, and though she and her full-fae aunt run a magical jewelry store in Philadelphia, she's nothing more than a Tufts-educated checkout girl. Just when things start to shape up, s...