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by Scribble
April 7th, 2010, 8:12 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 629
Views: 235146

Re: The Introduction Thread

I'm a reader, I'm a lurker I'm a mid-night poster (ahem, sorry Steve Miller). I'm Ian and from the UK, and when I'm not ruining classic songs, I'm wrestling with the revisions of my first novel. I am faithful to her, but must admit there's that saucy neighbour - the half-finished YA fantasy story, t...
by Scribble
April 7th, 2010, 7:41 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query for DRAGON QUEEN
Replies: 17
Views: 2547

Re: Query for DRAGON QUEEN

Brandi, I like this query a lot. We get the age, name, setting and character all in the first sentence. It might be a touch too long, but that's easily broken up if you want to. I've added a couple of (very small) comments in the quote. Dear [Agent], Sixteen-year-old Jade, the youngest of Thorndarl’...
by Scribble
February 27th, 2010, 8:19 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 44502

Re: Share your opening sentence!

From my current MG novel (undergoing 2nd draft):

I just wish something would happen in my life, anything.

From my half-completed fantasy novel:

Otto Shranck watched from his vantage point in the rafters, listening to the rain dancing on the roof above and admiring the man’s work below.