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#21 scubasteve4

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 09:42 PM

Congrats!!! After reading your query letter a couple times now, I can honestly say this is probably the best query letter I've ever read. No joke. Good luck with everything that is to come.

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 11:51 AM

Congratulations on snagging an agent! :smile:

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 07:37 PM

Congrats! We are proud of you! Good luck with the second step! Be strong!

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 02:31 PM

Agree with Steve. This is an AMAZING query! Congrats on landing an agent. . . Let me know when this hits the shelves.
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#25 Dr Anne

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 06:16 AM

Congrats from me too!

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 12:06 AM

Seriously, your novel sounds amazing. I would have represented you, too, if I were an agent.

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 03:54 PM

That sounds awesome! I look forward to reading this in the near future!

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 09:36 PM

That sounds awesome! I look forward to reading this in the near future!


Yep. I plan on buying it, too.

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:02 PM

As a brand new member I have been navigating the site, reading query letters and trying to create one of my own...I even went back and read several dozen book jackets to see how the pros do it. To be honest, your query letter is not only the best that I have read here, but better than the majority of the book jackets. Your query letter rocks and I have no doubt that the book is equally well written.

Congratulations on landing an agent and good luck with your publishing career!

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 06:54 AM

This is a great query!

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 10:18 AM

Good stuff! Congratulations! (Albeit very late!!!)

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:14 PM

Great job! I remember reading this one and loving it. Cnt wait to see it on the shelves!!! Congrats!!!

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 07:31 PM

This is a great query, And a profound log line.

Cant wait to read the book.

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 10:32 AM

update on perfectly pia!

For those of you who are interested---PERFECTLY PIA has sold to a fantastic publisher!!! The title has been changed to ORIGIN, and the novel will be released by Razorbill at Penguin Group this September! You can read more about the deal and about ORIGIN--and enter my triple-prize giveaway--on my blog: http://jnkhoury.blog...y-ya-debut.html

THANKS TO ALL OF YOU who gave me feedback on my query so many months ago! I am ever grateful to you and to AgentQuery for making the querying process so much easier!

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 12:30 PM

Congratulations!!

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 01:33 PM

Congrats to you!

That is one fantastic query (as of you didn't already know) and a great sounding story!

By the way, I think you can change your "Future Veteran Member" to "Veteran Member" now . . . Ha.

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 05:12 PM

Congratulations! I can't wait to buy it! :)
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Posted 06 February 2012 - 08:16 PM

HUGE - HUGE - Congrats to you! I loved your query. Will definitely put this on my Amazon list.

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Posted 08 February 2012 - 12:26 AM

Awesome news. I got a book deal yesterday too!
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Posted 08 February 2012 - 01:27 AM

Ah gee. I'm reading this after watching the Super Bowl so I'm full of those bottom of the 9th sports cliche's. We all know it's not like that. You built something perhaps at times from moonbeams, then it became strong and you knew how to sell it and explain it. That's why we're here, and you're yet another AQconnect success. Doesn't matter so much what happens next. Best seller? One can always hope, but how much does that matter. You're on the mainstream and they are going to promote and publish what you wrote because they believe they can make a profit from it.

Congrats to you and Petal too.




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