Monday, July 27, 2009

Query Workshop Registration Open

Registration for my next online Query Workshop is now open! Go here for details.


  1. Makes me wish I needed to write a query!

  2. C.J., The wonderful Holly Root said you might have a copy of your query somewhere on your blog. She said it's excellent, and I'd love to see it if at all possible. Thanks! Debbie
    (FYI: Found you via Holly's Twitter.)

  3. Don't think I have it up on this blog. I do use it in my workshop and break down how to get similar results. :)

    Here's the query:

    Alexa Tate is more than human. She can swim underwater without holding her breath, scale a brick building in five seconds flat, and hear the emotions of those about to commit a crime. A secretary by day, she uses her skills to hunt down evil at night. She is stronger, faster, and more lethal than anyone she’s ever met.

    Until now.

    A non-human hunter has come to town. Using mind-control to inhabit his victims and through them commit unspeakable crimes, the hunter leaves a trail of bodies leading right to Alexa’s door.

    Suddenly, Alexa is the prey in an ancient war whose rules she is just beginning to understand.

    To stop the hunter and save those she loves, she must uncover the truth about her origins, keep a certain handsome cop from suspecting her of crimes she may have committed, and unleash the tremendous power locked inside of her without becoming what she fears most: a killer.

    Living in New York City can be murder.

    Shadowing Fate is an urban fantasy complete at 80,000 words. I’m a member of RWA, and a 2008 Golden Heart finalist. I look forward to hearing from you.

  4. C.J., Thanks so much for sharing this! I can see why Holly said it was so good!! I may have to check out your workshop...


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