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by priya g.
October 21st, 2010, 3:38 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Young Adult Fantasy Query
Replies: 22
Views: 3052

Re: Young Adult Fantasy Query

Dear Agent; While on a high school field trip, an argument between Kat and her ex-friend ends in accidental bloodshed, an act that transports Kat and four of her classmates to a world called Creos. In order to survive in this dangerous new world and find the sorcerers with the knowledge to send the...
by priya g.
October 21st, 2010, 10:39 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Young Adult Fantasy Query
Replies: 22
Views: 3052

Re: Young Adult Fantasy Query

Dear Agent; During a high school field trip, a heated argument between Kat and her ex-friend ends in accidental bloodshed. This confrontation transports Kat and four of her classmates to another world. Faced with challenges greater than mean girls and exams, Kat must fight plants that try to eat he...
by priya g.
October 21st, 2010, 9:38 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: ANTEDILUVIAN query
Replies: 41
Views: 6478

Re: ANTEDILUVIAN query

Query revision. Hope I solved some problems without creating new ones. Have at it. Dear [agent], More than a thousand years have passed since the fall of man and the exit from Eden PERFECT. The earth has been cursed, humans scrape meager livings from the soil, and legendary beasts roam the wilderne...
by priya g.
October 18th, 2010, 3:38 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: ANTEDILUVIAN query
Replies: 41
Views: 6478

Re: ANTEDILUVIAN query

Dear [agent], More than a thousand years have passed since the fall of man and the exit from Eden PERFECT BEGINNING. The earth has been cursed, humans scrape meager livings from the soil, and legendary beasts roam the wilderness I STILL DONT GET AN ESSENCE OF TIME- I KNOW I HAVE SAID THIS BEFORE BU...
by priya g.
October 18th, 2010, 3:32 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: QUERY: The Pterrible Pteranodon
Replies: 7
Views: 1293

Re: QUERY: The Pterrible Pteranodon

A steam-driven mechanical pterodactyl is out of control over Victorian-era London and the Queen is not amused THIS SENTENCE COMPLETELY THROWS ME IN- I KNOW THE ERA AND THE QUEEN PART IS GOOD TOO. Nine-year-old Ib cannot believe his luck. He finally has a room and bed of his own and a bounty of food...
by priya g.
October 18th, 2010, 3:22 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query SEVENTY-TWO HOURS
Replies: 7
Views: 1374

Re: Query SEVENTY-TWO HOURS

Dear Agent, SEVENTY-TWO HOURS is a middle grade adventure story. It is complete at 35,000 words.SHIFT TO END Thirteen-year-old best friends, Anna (a diabetic) and Claire have almost perfect lives, until their world is blown apart THIS IS A CLICHE BECAUSE THAT'S WHERE EVERY STORY STARTS- SO COMBINE ...
by priya g.
October 17th, 2010, 11:25 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Do Specific Agents Target Specific Publishers?
Replies: 2
Views: 746

Do Specific Agents Target Specific Publishers?

Are agents more 'popular' with certain publishers, as in, there stands a better chance for publication by good publishers if you manage to have say, xxx, as your agent? do publishing houses have any 'favorite' agents?

Thanks.
by priya g.
October 17th, 2010, 4:53 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: A Lullaby- YA paranormal romance query
Replies: 28
Views: 4530

Re: A Lullaby- YA paranormal romance query

Hi Priya, I've looked at this query several times and I'm not sure what to say. I think it's evident you've been working very hard and that this story is very important to you and deeply felt. This query seems unfocused and it's very hard to keep track of what is going on. I guess i'd start with th...
by priya g.
October 16th, 2010, 10:51 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Mouths - YA Fantasy: All rejections, no requests = new query
Replies: 13
Views: 2556

Re: Mouths - YA Fantasy: All rejections, no requests = new query

VERSION 4 BASED ON COMMENTS (As of October 16, and it's still not...good. Help!) PERSONALIZATION. MOUTHS is a young adult fantasy, complete at 85,000 words MOVE THIS TO THE END. When Derek proposes that he, Io, and Vidar ditch the field trip and explore America’s Stonehenge on their own, they encou...
by priya g.
October 16th, 2010, 10:18 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Forsaken Ones Query-Paranormal novel
Replies: 10
Views: 1711

Re: Forsaken Ones Query-Draft Three

Dear, Agent A survivor of a dead race of Immortals the race who started it all; Ceili Lark is thrust upon a world she knows nothing about; the world behind the glamour. A world full of creatures that belong in the nightmares of children, and things that should only be in fairy tales: Pixies, Immort...
by priya g.
October 16th, 2010, 10:10 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: AMETHYST - YA Paranormal Romance/Fantasy - Query
Replies: 18
Views: 2525

Re: AMETHYST - YA Paranormal Romance/Fantasy - Query

Welcome Natasha!
by priya g.
October 16th, 2010, 2:28 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: ANTEDILUVIAN query
Replies: 41
Views: 6478

Re: ANTEDILUVIAN query

Disclosure: MS not finished. First draft of the query is, though (obviously), and several issues I'm having with it have pushed me to go ahead and post it. FROM ALL THE AGENTS BLOGS THAT I HAVE READ, INCOMPLETE MANUSCRIPTS AND QUERYING DONT GO HAND IN HAND. YOU MIGHT WANT TO KEEP THE QUERYING IDEA ...
by priya g.
October 15th, 2010, 6:26 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: The Little Black Box - Urban fantasy query *3RD REVISION*
Replies: 12
Views: 1989

Re: The Little Black Box - Urban fantasy query

Dear (specific agent): There's a vampire loose in Savannah, and Rachel Marsh sold the little black box it came out of GOOD BEGINNING BUT THIS MAKES ME THINK THE VAMPIRE IS A TINY LITTLE THING, RATHER THAN THE SIZE OF A HUMAN- IS THAT THE IMPRESSION YOU WANT TO GIVE?. Rachel is a witch and shop owne...
by priya g.
October 15th, 2010, 4:38 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: A Lullaby- YA paranormal romance query
Replies: 28
Views: 4530

Re: A Lullaby- YA paranormal romance query

Thanks to all of you for your comments! Next version: Dear Agent, Love can be poison; for her it was: the venom that cut down eternity day by day, weakening her senses but strengthening her will to fight back. Agora Beckwith falls in love with Dave- the calm, artistic football player. It doesn't hel...
by priya g.
October 15th, 2010, 5:41 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: A Lullaby- YA paranormal romance query
Replies: 28
Views: 4530

Re: A Lullaby- YA paranormal romance query

Thanks Thermocline!

i just dont understand the British idiom idea- do you mean someone who isnt British wont understand Harry Potter?