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Offline ccff22290

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #345 on: March 23, 2007, 08:58:53 AM »
To Angelscribe. I sent you a msg. Thanks for the help. I look forward to hearing from you:)

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #346 on: March 23, 2007, 09:12:36 AM »
I've sent you a reply back. I can give you what I know Cindy.
My real name is Kristen. Please call me Kris.

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #347 on: March 23, 2007, 11:07:47 AM »
I think it would be a bit strange if you had no trouble getting an agent. Either you'd be some kind of genius or else I'd worry about the quality of the agent. Having trouble getting an agent or publisher seems to be par for the course. It's part of the apprenticeship. I certainly wouldn't let that put me off.  There is a lot of useful advice around about how to approach agents, and it would probably be well worth your while doing a bit of research or reading a book on just this aspect of your chosen career. :)

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« Reply #348 on: March 23, 2007, 11:09:49 AM »
I would have to agree with Allie.  There should be a forum thread here about getting published-agencies, publishers, queries, synopsises, etc. Maybe we can start one at The Writing Circle forum section. :-)
My real name is Kristen. Please call me Kris.

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #349 on: March 23, 2007, 11:12:01 AM »
Good idea, Kris. You're sure there isn't one already? Maybe there was an old one. But it should be stickied, I think.  :)

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #350 on: March 23, 2007, 11:17:35 AM »
Thanks Allie. I can check. If not, we can start one to help Cindy and others out.
My real name is Kristen. Please call me Kris.

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #351 on: March 23, 2007, 11:39:21 AM »
The Authors Reseource centre should have information on this

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #352 on: March 23, 2007, 11:42:45 AM »
Thanks for sharing this information Lin. Maybe we should check it out.
My real name is Kristen. Please call me Kris.

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #353 on: March 23, 2007, 02:34:32 PM »
Here's my last two first liners of two old WIPs novels. Please let me know what you think of my nine novels, old or new. I'm currently working at 5 at a time, (mostly 4 at a the moment).

Don't Trust Anyone-     JERI LYNN PALMEROY, and her best friend for twenty-one years, Marnie Blayne, had planned their  summer vacation perfectly. (This might be a bit weak.)


Gone... For Good-    I DIDNí T THINK that Iíve gone too far, way too far. (This is good.)
My real name is Kristen. Please call me Kris.

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #354 on: March 23, 2007, 06:13:07 PM »
You guys are all so great. I have been trying to get an agent for about two years now. It is so hard. I got another rejection to day. I don'tunderstand. My letter is pretty good, and I do the research on the agents I approach. I always make sure they cover the genre and other incidentals that fit what I write. So what's the big????

Thanks everyone:)

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #355 on: March 23, 2007, 06:15:25 PM »
I've sent you a reply back. I can give you what I know Cindy.

To Angelscribe. Where did you send the msg? my email is ccff22290@yahoo.com. Can you send it there? Anyone else who can help out can do the same as well. I am so grateful to you all for wanting to help me and others like me who are trying to get their foot in the door.:)

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #356 on: March 23, 2007, 06:20:44 PM »
Hey guys, I posted my query letter  here. Check it out on the Review My Work section. You'll see my ccff22290 username. It's called Query letter advice. Check it out and tell me what you think. I can really use the help.

Thanks

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #357 on: March 23, 2007, 06:55:22 PM »
We're here for you Cindy. I promise to take a peak at it tomorrow afternoon.  8)

Cindy, I sent you the message via PM here at MWC. I'll send it to you at your Yahoo website. Hope you can do the same for me later.
My real name is Kristen. Please call me Kris.

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #358 on: March 23, 2007, 06:57:26 PM »
Cindy, I've sent you an invite with your email address from Yahoo 360 to be my friend.
My real name is Kristen. Please call me Kris.

Lin

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Re: First Liners - Would a publisher want to read more?
« Reply #359 on: March 24, 2007, 05:16:30 AM »
Hi guys,

Could I ask you pretty please to stay on topic here - Merci!!  Use the PM or Chat room if you want to swap e-mail addies etc.

Ta

Lin x