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QUITE THE QUERY: Jessica Lawson & THE ACTUAL & TRUTHFUL ADVENTURES OF BECKY THATCHER

If you ask any writer about the process of connecting with their agent (or publisher), the majority will say the most difficult part was querying. Not only the actual process of sending out the emails/letters, but formulating the query itself. 523 more words

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By Your Request: Query Success Stories and Why They Were Successful

Today I have the first of a couple of posts about successful queries and why they worked, just like you asked! So, since I work in acquisitions, I asked some of the authors I had the privilege of acquiring to send me their stories. 2,332 more words

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W.O.W. - Writer Odyssey Wednesday with Gina Ciocca

Inevitably when an author talks about their writing journey we always hear about querying and “the call”, but one of the things I always ask  about in interviews, and feel is incredibly important, is the critique process. 1,225 more words

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Two More Queries...and Thanks!

I just sent off two more query letters to agents that sound perfect for my novel. That being said, that’s what I’ve thought about every agent I have queried… 216 more words

A BADGE OF HONOR

A couple of weeks ago, I started sending query letters out. Yesterday, I got my first form rejection. I fully expected to be upset when this happened, and it took me a little while to understand why I wasn’t. 458 more words

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QUERY 101: Querying Workshop - Part One

WELCOME TO OUR FIRST ACTUAL WORKSHOP!!!!

This is a big WOO-HOO!! indeed, because not only is it the FIRST, but it is also FREE!!! (And, as every college student knows, what can be better than FREE???) 1,266 more words

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