Query Hack: Critique #13 – Picture Book

Dear Query Hack, I'd like to present SOUNDS LIKE HOME, a 470 word picture book, about an immigrant child who feels lost and alone in her new surroundings, until she plays her flute. Awesome story concept! However, be careful of your punctuation. This first sentence should read: "I'd like to present SOUNDS LIKE HOME, a … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #13 – Picture Book

Query Hack: Twitter Pitch, Critique #12 – YA Science Fiction

HEYA, BOOK NERDS! In case you missed it, we have now added Twitter pitch critiques to Query Hack.   WHAT IS QUERY HACK? Query Hack is a query critique platform launched by the iWriterly team where writers have the opportunity to submit their book queries and Twitter pitches for FREE feedback from an industry professional. As part of iWriterly’s mission to give back to … Continue reading Query Hack: Twitter Pitch, Critique #12 – YA Science Fiction

Query Hack: Critique #11 – NA Thriller

Dear Query Hack, Lucy isn't a killer, but Jean Rose must die. Girl of Fire is the story of twenty-seven-year-old Lucy, who goes by the alias of Phoenix when she's taking on her role as an assassin in the dark world of killing come to be known as The Underworld. She's an exceptional assassin because … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #11 – NA Thriller

Query Hack: Twitter Pitch, Critique #10 – YA Horror

Heya, book nerds! In case you missed it, we have now added Twitter pitch critiques to Query Hack. If you aren’t already following me/iWriterly on Twitter (or our other social media channels), be sure to come join the fun! I’m always running surveys to learn what YOU guys want to hear about as well as tweeting out … Continue reading Query Hack: Twitter Pitch, Critique #10 – YA Horror

Query Hack: Critique #9 – YA Science Fiction

Dear Query Hack, An anonymous SOS is sent out to the secret hideaway of the last rebel group, Safe Haven, who are in a fight for their lives against the tyrannical New Government. Two important details on the SOS catch their attention: one of their leaders, Paul, has been captured, and a cure has been … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #9 – YA Science Fiction