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

Query Hack: Twitter Pitch, Critique #8 – Adult Psychological Thriller

Heya, book nerds!  As a result of a poll I ran on Twitter, 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, as I'm always running surveys and tweeting out writing/editing/querying advice. And, … Continue reading Query Hack: Twitter Pitch, Critique #8 – Adult Psychological Thriller

Query Hack: Critique #7 – Adult Science Fiction, Ft. Literary Agent Apprentice, Kaitlyn Johnson

Guest Critique on Query Hack: Kaitlyn Johnson of the Corvisiero Literary Agency Heya, writers! I am so excited to share the special treat we have in store for you guys this week on Query Hack. Kaitlyn Johnson, Literary Agent Apprentice of the Corvisiero Literary Agency, has provided her feedback on the latest query, an adult science … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #7 – Adult Science Fiction, Ft. Literary Agent Apprentice, Kaitlyn Johnson

Query Hack: Critique #6 – Adult Fantasy

Dear Query Hack, Everyone has a past, but only one man is known as the Godslayer. Korsal killed the last living god who not only ruled his country, but also took away its identity. He returned home, hoping for someone better to rise in his place. They never came. This first paragraph is SUPER intriguing. … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #6 – Adult Fantasy

Query Hack: Critique #5 – YA Contemporary Fiction

Dear Query Hack, I'd like to introduce you to DREAMWALKERS, a YA contemporary set in the desert and the world of dreams. Vivian Hawk has always had the power to control her dreams—just like her Apache father before her. It’s the summer before senior year and Vivi’s just glad she’s going to graduate before her … Continue reading Query Hack: Critique #5 – YA Contemporary Fiction