Re: Query - Breaking the Rules (Chick Lit)
Posted: November 15th, 2010, 11:17 am
You're not saying Fiction - Novel. you're saying "Women's fiction" novel. It's not the same thing. One is amateurish, one is a legitimate genre.Down the well wrote:Maybe in this case, with women's fiction being the genre, it might be less awkward to word it: BREAKING THE RULES is an 87,000 word work of women's fiction. ???karenbb wrote:Don't say fiction novel--it will make you look like a total amateur.Josin wrote:
BREAKING THE RULESis my first novelNo one cares. It's also implied if you don't have a list of publishing credits, therefore, it's wasted space.and is complete at 87,000 words. Try something like" BREAKING THE RULES is an 87,000 women's fiction novel. <--- all the info you need, and much more succinct.