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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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Here's to AQ! Here'... - last post by My Name Here

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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Do you write different genres? - last post by augustasands

AQ Connect - Genre Angst

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

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Memoir/Autobiography? - last post by Brendan.Corbley

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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Trans* Character - last post by augustasands

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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First Author School Visit - last post by JeffJustWrites

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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Jason's Tale on Sale! - last post by David Nees

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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DARIUS CARLYLE (NEW VERSION... - last post by augustasands

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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Hook for YA sci-fi: AWAKENE... - last post by ddcash80

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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Query that got me my agent! - last post by AnneMarie2521

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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RIVER PLATE BASIN - Thrille... - last post by dragoness

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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Idaltu (YA thriller) - last post by Pen

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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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opinions - last post by cobyriddel

AQ Connect - Query Questions & Conversations

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

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Proper query format vs. the... - last post by Litgal

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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"Requested" query w... - last post by Litgal

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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Offer of Pub / Nudging - last post by bigblackcat97

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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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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Philadelphia Writing Worksh... - last post by DebsBlueRoses

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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Traditional Publishers - last post by CM_Fick

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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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Anyone developing worlds fo... - last post by CallowCure

AQ Connect - Title Tester

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

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Heavy metal coming of age, YA - last post by KitCampbell

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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Critique Partner for Episto... - last post by JeffJustWrites

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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The Choice Between Traditio... - last post by LucidDreamer

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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Formatting Help! - last post by KitCampbell

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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Canva - an online tool for... - last post by KitCampbell

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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Weird Question - last post by Blueberry Tide

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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Audience development - last post by Sassalota

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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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Reviewer Services for an ol... - last post by KitCampbell

AQ Connect - Twitter to Promote Your Book

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

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Heelp- How do i get more Tw... - last post by taylor lexi

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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Are Facebook author pages s... - last post by Litgal

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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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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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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Unexpected Gender Bias - last post by GabeJSz

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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Wow, this is not a popular... - last post by starwriter

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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Writing a smaller murder my... - last post by CM_Fick

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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Narrative Non-Fiction - last post by mwsinclair

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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