About My Query 16

August 11th, 2017
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Recently, at the SCBWI Summer Conference, I did a three-hour workshop on queries: what they should include, how to structure them, how to write them, and how to improve them. We’ve been posting About My Query critiques for years now on the blog, and while it’s not a regular feature, it is something we like […]

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About My Query 15

March 10th, 2017
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[Note from Kate: Sara is out of the office today, dealing with a personal matter, but asked me to post her latest About My Query critique.] Thank you so much for sending this query in for a critique – let’s dive in… Dear KT Lit, A failed assassination attempt is the first warning Major Katja […]

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Ask Daphne: About My Query 10

November 4th, 2016

Thanks so much for dropping by for this week’s About My Query! Hilary will be reviewing and making suggestions this time around. Dear Lovely Ladies at KT Literary, ONE THOUSAND STARS THAT BIND is a gender-bent YA alt-history retelling of ALADDIN, set in communist, steampunk’d Romania during an era where the country’s leaders have to make […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query 6

October 7th, 2016
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Thanks to all who’ve already sent in their queries for review and critique on this series. if you’re interested in hearing our feedback on your query, please send it to AboutMyQuery@ktliterary.com, and we’ll get back to you shortly. Now onto today’s query! Dear kt literary: When the universe resets itself, no one notices—except for Lia […]

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Ask Daphne: About My Query 5

September 30th, 2016
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This week it’s Hilary’s turn for About My Query! Dear Agent, All Rini McIllroy wants is to apprentice as a healer in her werewolf pack. But as the American Civil War encroaches upon her remote Tennessee village, it becomes clear that wolfkind cannot escape the wars of humankind. In an attempt to save a young […]

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