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I found this great blog post on Twitter.


http://chasingthecrazies.wordpress.com/the-f3/


A whole bunch of agents give answers to questions like "When you?ve responded to a writer to request a partial or full manuscript, what was it about their first pages that piqued your interest?"
#1 - April 07, 2014, 06:41 AM
NED THE KNITTING PIRATE, GRIMELDA series,
CITY SHAPES, DORIS THE BOOKASAURUS, ONE SNOWY DAY, PIZZA PIG, and more...
http://www.dianamurray.com

Wow, thanks for posting it! I'm just about ready to query, and it was especially interesting to read the interviews with the agents who are at the top of my list.
#2 - April 07, 2014, 07:59 AM

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Thanks for posting the link.  This is spectacular information!
#3 - April 07, 2014, 09:06 AM
Odd Animal ABC's (Blue Manatee, 4-2-19)
She Leads: The Elephant Matriarch (Familius, Spring 2020)

Amy Trueblood is the woman behind that website. She has tons of other awesome posts, like the W.O.W. series. I follow her on Twitter to keep up with her latest blog posts. Great stuff!
#4 - April 07, 2014, 09:12 AM

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Thanks, Diana! This looks like an excellent resource!
#5 - April 07, 2014, 09:48 AM
ANTIQUE PIANO & OTHER SOUR NOTES
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Thanks for this, Dianna. I'm doing query research, too, so this is great information.
#6 - April 07, 2014, 10:26 AM

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Ah yes! Amy Trueblood is fantastic! If you don't follow her blog, you should. And be sure to follow her on twitter too!
#7 - April 07, 2014, 12:28 PM
Vehicle Dreams Series-RPKids '16 -'18
(Fire Truck, Bulldozer, Race Car)
Rainy Day Picnic-Read Your Story '18
The Sparrow and The Trees- Arbordale '15

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Great link, Diana. Thanks!!

Hope you are doing well.
#8 - April 07, 2014, 03:56 PM
Young Henry and the Dragon (2011, Shenanigan Books)


Glad people are finding it useful. Not like I can take credit!


Here is her twitter handle-- @atrueblood5 --if anyone wants to follow her.


Hi, Jeanne! *waves* Hope all is well with you, too!
#9 - April 08, 2014, 06:31 AM
NED THE KNITTING PIRATE, GRIMELDA series,
CITY SHAPES, DORIS THE BOOKASAURUS, ONE SNOWY DAY, PIZZA PIG, and more...
http://www.dianamurray.com

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Thanks for this! One of my goals for this year is to query agents with a YA/NA project, and some of my "wishlist" agents are in this post. Good to be able to see what they're looking for!
#10 - April 08, 2014, 06:47 AM

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Interestinggggg....
#11 - April 08, 2014, 09:47 AM
www.Facebook.com/MythRiderBook
- 4RV Publishing, April 2015
NO MORE MR. DAWDLE (Caramel Tree, April 2015)
UNGLUED (Caramel Tree, June 2015)



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This is great. Plus, I have a new blog to follow. Thank you!
#14 - April 09, 2014, 05:19 AM

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Thanks, Diana! Great link!


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