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#1 tinawafers

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 09:23 PM

Hello to everyone on AQ Connect! I'm new to this entire process and, like many of the members on this site, overwhelmed, relieved and apprehensive about using this site, as well as offering any advice. For the time being, I will be asking for help. Hopefully, with some good luck and good advice, I will be able to offer some solid how to's in the very near future. I wish I had found this site sooner. It would have saved me tons of time.

Background: I have a complete manuscript (speculative fiction). I am sending out queries, but so far only a request for a partial. It did not end well. I live in Australia outside Brisbane, but was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. I have two little boys and work with my husband publishing a travel magazine. If there are any ex-pats living in Australia, please send me an email. I miss you Yanks!

Thanks so much!!!

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#2 Darke

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 06:46 AM

Welcome to AQC! Jump right in and get your feet dirty! :cool:

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#3 K McClelland

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 09:00 AM

Hello and welcome :happy:
"I don't write. My characters do."

"A good Storyteller is born from imagination; A good Writer is born from passion; A good Author is born from both."

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#4 Mastro RJ

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 09:04 AM

Hey there! Welcome to the marathon! :smile:
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#5 ColoRODo Character

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 02:28 PM

So, do the toilets really run backwards counter clockwise down there...??? I joke...I know you drive on the wrong side of the road......LOL...

Querying is the tuff part of writing...as I've found out...I've got walls full of rejection letters...but jump right in...let's see if we can help...

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