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AQ Connect - New Member Shout-Out!

AQ Connect - New Member Shout-OutsOpen to all new AQ Connect members. Don't be shy. We're all here for the same reason -- to connect!

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I need some help - last post by Darke

AQ Connect - The Guppie Pond

AQ Connect - Guppie PondThis is a safe, friendly pond where new guppies can mingle, ask questions, hang out, and familiarize yourself with how it all works.

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REALLY weird occurrence--Ag... - last post by Midnight Whimsy

AQ Connect - Genre Angst

AQ Connect - GenreWhat is this thing "genre" that you all speak of...?

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Urban Fantasy VS PNR - last post by annabella

AQ Connect - Fact-Checking for Fiction

AQ Connect - Ask the ExpertNeed some real life fact-checking about something in your novel? Ask the AQC experts to weigh in on your topic.

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AQ Connect - The Good News & Book Announcements

AQ Connect - The Good News Celebrate all the ways that AQC members are achieving their publishing goals.

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CROWN OF ICE picked up as p... - last post by Michelle4Laughs

AQ Connect - Shameless Self-Promotion

AQ Connect - Shameless Self-PromotionAnnounce your newest book release, your FREE book, your newest blog post, or anything else that says, "Look at Me, Me, Me!"

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IF YOU WANT YOUR BOOK IN MY... - last post by Midnight Whimsy

AQ Connect - Site Navigation & Report Bugs

AQ Connect - Query Critique CornerReport specific site bugs or user issues.

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AQ Connect - Query Critiques

AQ Connect - Query Critique Corner Want feedback on your query letter? Create a discussion thread and post your query. Request query critiques from fellow AQ Connect members. But remember, be prepared to pay it forward.

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literary fiction query -- f... - last post by alexanderriding

AQ Connect - Hook Critique Group

AQ Connect - Hook Critique CornerGot hook? How 'bout in 140 characters or less? Practice summarizing your book into one concise sentence.

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CHALK CIRCLES (Historical F... - last post by Temeraire

AQ Connect - Examples of Successful Queries

AQ Connect - Examples of Successful QueriesHere's the place to post those queries that got you requests for partials, fulls, and even book deals.

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REDEMPTION Query - last post by Brendacarre

AQ Connect - The Synopsis Critique (and How-to Q's)

AQ Connect - Synopsis CritiquePost your one-page synopsis (maximum 1000 words) here for feedback from the AQ Connect community.

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AQ Connect - 250 Words - What Do You Think?

AQ Connect - 250 WordsShare 250 Words for feedback. The opening of your novel. Something you wrote five minutes ago. Promo blurb for your book. Anything goes...so long as it's only 250 words.

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THE LAST PRINCESS -- UMG Co... - last post by S.H. Marr

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Agents & Editors on Twitter

AQ Connect - Agents & Editors on TwitterTwitter is the fourth dimension of the internet and a great way to stalk...*ackhem* "follow" up-to-date publishing trends, contests, and musings of literary agents & editors.

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Be sure to check out Twitte... - last post by Zaarin

AQ Connect - Query Questions & Conversations

AQ Connect - Query QuestionsPost all your general query quandaries here.

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"Read receipt"---ba... - last post by Selene Bell

AQ Connect - Agent Submission Process

AQ Connect - Agent Submission PreferencesThe agent submission process is a game; do you know how to play?

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How Long is a Query "Op... - last post by annab3lla

AQ Connect - Ins & Outs of Literary Representation

AQ Connect - Literary RepresentationSo...what does an agent do anyway? This group focuses on the ins and outs of literary representation.

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AQ Connect - Small Press Publishing & Resources

AQ Connect - Small Press PublishingThis group is dedicated to small press publishing opportunities outside of the traditional NYC "major trade" mainstream. Also inquire: are they legit?

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What's Harder? An Agent... - last post by Mallory

AQ Connect - Conferences, Contests, Call for Submissions

AQ Connect - Conferences & ContestsAnnouncements regarding upcoming writing conference, workshops, online classes, seminars, contests, pitch opportunities, & call for submissions.

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#ReadOrWriteAnywhere Giving... - last post by stokes

AQ Connect - Publishing as a Business

AQ Connect - The BusinessPublishing is a business, which means there's always a bottom-line that affects writers, whether they realize it or not.

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Author Solutions - The spre... - last post by Midnight Whimsy

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AQConnect - On Writing and Editing

AQ Connect - On Writing and EditingAll about the art and craft of writing and editing. And how many revisions is really enough?

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A Newbie Editor... - last post by Midnight Whimsy

AQ Connect - Title Tester

AQ Connect - Title Tester What do you all think about my book's title?

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AQ Connect - Wanted Ads

AQ Connect - Become a MentorLooking for a critique partner in your genre and willing to reciprocate?. Post your "Wanted Ads" here. NOTE: "Wanted Ads" only -- NO posting of actual material for critiques.

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Fantasy Romance Writer Look... - last post by Enoise

AQ Connect - The Think Tank

AQ Connect - The Think TankPassword-protected group for brainstorming for your plot, characters and story-world. Send membership request to group moderators, C. Taylor or Lucy.

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The Basics of Indie Publishing

AQ Connect - E-Publishing BasicsSelf-publishing is no longer a dirty word. IEveryone else is doing it, why shouldn't you?

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Formatting & File Conversion

AQ Connect - EBooks CoversThe technical side of how to properly convert your manuscript into a sleek, glitch-free Kindle file, ePUB file, or CreateSpace POD file.

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Cover Design

AQ Connect - EBooks CoversPost design resources & design mocks in order to receive feedback from the AQC community. Group moderator: C. Taylor

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Where to Distribute & Sell Your Book

AQ Connect - Distribution ChannelsAmazon's Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), Smashwords, Apple's iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google Play, Scrid, Oyster, Bookshout!, Overdrive, Need we say more?

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Growing Your Mailing List - last post by CS_W

AQ Connect - Business of eBooks and eReaders

AQ Connect - Digital PublishingThe tsunami of digital publishing has arrived. Group Moderator: RC Lewis

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AQ Connect - Author & Book Promotion Tips

AQ Connect - New Member Shout-OutsWhether you're looking to promote your traditionally published book or self-published ebook, this group is here to help navigate the world of the self-promotion.

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AQ Connect - Twitter to Promote Your Book

AQ Connect - TwitterEverything about using Twitter #authorpromos #giveaways #FridayReads #writingtips #overwhelmed

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AQ Connect - Facebook to Promote Your Book

AQ Connect - FacebookFacebook isn't dead. It's matured into something you cannot afford to ignore.

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AQ Connect - GoodReads

AQ Connect - New Member Shout-OutsAnnounce your Goodreads author page as well as any giveaways. Learn more about how to promote yourself as an author and your book through GoodReads.

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New to Goodreads - last post by Click

AQ Connect - Blogs, Blogging & Blog Tours (oh my!)

AQ Connect - Blogs & Blog ToursBlogs are the new booksellers. Everything you want to know about blogging or promoting your book through bloggers.

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Historical Fiction Virtual... - last post by Jeanne

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The Speculative Fiction Group

AQ Connect - The Speculative Fiction GroupA group that covers all genres of Speculative Fiction, both adult and YA. Send membership requests to the group moderator, Clippership.

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Juvenile Junction--Writing for Tots, Tweens, and Teens

AQ Connect - Juvenile JunctionAll writers of juvenile fiction are welcome to freely discuss the unique challenges of writing children's, MG, and YA books.

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Romance Writers

AQ Connect - Romance WritersA place where romance and erotica writers can come and discuss anything having to do with the genre. All subgenres of romance are welcome. Send membership requests to group moderators, C. Taylor or Lucy

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Paranormal & Supernatural

AQ Connect - Paranormal/SupernaturalA group for writers of Horror, Paranormal Romance, Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, and Paranormal Thriller.

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Mystery, Thriller/Suspense and Crime Group

AQ Connect - Mystery, Thriller, and SuspenseAn open discussion group dedicated to writers who publish mystery, thriller, suspense, and crime fiction.

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Crime Solving and Your Main... - last post by Tom Preece

Non-Fiction and Memoir

AQ Connect - Non-FictionHow to write a nonfiction proposal and how an agent sells it to editors BEFORE you finish the entire manuscript. Group moderator: mwsinclair

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Here Be Historicals

AQ Connect - Here Be HistoricalsA place where writers of historical fiction can discuss the aspects of writing and research specific to our genre. Send membership requests to group moderator, Litgal

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