"Name: Chanteé Hale
Category: Young Adult
Seventeen-year-old Arie has learned to count on one thing: her boyfriend Steven will always come back. This time, when his dissaproving father drags him away, Arie…"
"Hi, I am trying to pull together a critique group for my manuscript. I have a YA magical realism that is pending publication and I need help with transitions and the flow of the story. WOuld love to swap with you. email me if you…"
"I love the fact we have a pregnant teen in a dystopian future. It gives the dystopian more feel-just realized this is SF.
FJ hit on a lot of my same questions.
One thing that stands out is the genre aspect. It starts off sounding…"
"I'll be honest with you. I don't read science fiction, but this query pulled me right in. The only things I see missing someone else already mentioned. I don't know what Arie's goal is (unless it's the fact…"
I like the world you've conjured here. It's like everyone's nightmare with global warming so I think it's a good trigger for people's curiosity about doomsday. I would suggest double checking if seventeen year old…"
"Chantee, this sounds great! I would definitely read on. I love all of the fire/heat words you used in the first paragraph.
I do think you could push it a little further with a stronger hook, a one-sentence summary that you'd put…"
"I can only echo what everyone else has said about the angle being a little off here for a "steamy dystopian", so give us more dystopia! I feel like this query repeats rather develops ideas, and sometimes words are even repeated in a…"
I got one comment on my bullying and popularity post. Every girl has her insecurities which are only worsend by school bullies and dismissal from the 'popular' kids. So, I have decided to write an article about this issue and would appreciate your help. If you have ever had any bad experiences with bullying, the effects of which still linger or have been overcome, please comment and let me know of your experiences. This will really help me develop my article:
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