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by BlancheKing
December 16th, 2009, 2:26 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help? - SftOS [Revised]
Replies: 10
Views: 2788

Re: Query Help? - SftOS

I think so. So instead of "learning exorcism in college", I should just rearrange the rest of the paragraph so that it provides a summary of the book.

Thank you for reviewing my query =)
by BlancheKing
December 15th, 2009, 9:45 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Today's excuse for procrastinating is...
Replies: 6
Views: 1573

Re: Today's excuse for procrastinating is...

Got stuck editing chapter i didn't like very much. X) I need more reading; any suggestions?
by BlancheKing
December 15th, 2009, 7:53 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Old Ask Nathan Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 188599

Re: Ask Nathan

Hi Nathan, Thank you for this forum; it has really been a life saver. Just a quick question: Roughly, how many people besides the author should edit the manuscript, and of those, how many of them should the author take advice from? The reason I ask is because after having several people edit my manu...
by BlancheKing
December 15th, 2009, 6:16 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Hand vs. Type
Replies: 24
Views: 3902

Re: Hand vs. Type

Personally, I prefer hand-written first drafts because they get done faster. I used to do a lot of my writing during classes, and notebooks are definately less conspicuous than laptops. ;)
by BlancheKing
December 13th, 2009, 4:36 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: How many projects do you work on at once?
Replies: 38
Views: 8788

Re: How many projects do you work on at once?

One book at a time is all I have time for between life and the rest of life, but I like to edit the first one while outlining the next book. It keeps my brain moving.
by BlancheKing
December 13th, 2009, 2:57 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help? - SftOS [Revised]
Replies: 10
Views: 2788

Re: Query Help? - SftOS

Thank you for your opinions; they really helped with the revision. I just have one more question: In regards to submitting, say, the first three pages (Double space, of course). Should I cut the novel at exactly three pages or should I finish the sentence/ thought even though it would run into a fou...
by BlancheKing
December 12th, 2009, 7:49 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help? - SftOS [Revised]
Replies: 10
Views: 2788

Query Help? - SftOS [Revised]

Please help comment and critique the revised version on the second post on 2nd page. Thank you all again for your help. I started on my query letter a few months ago, and have finally edited it into the following. Please comment and critique, and be as harsh as possible. =) "Dear [Insert Agent's Na...