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by maggie anton
Tue June 12th, 2012, 6:06 am
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: How long should you wait for an agent to get back to you?
Replies: 17
Views: 1902

Rejection letter

I would imagine that in general novels on the subject of rape will be difficult to sell. Certainly you've limited the appeal.
by maggie anton
Mon November 30th, 2009, 9:00 am
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: How do some self published books get picked up by big publishers?
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

[quote=""Divia""]I thought about this the other day and I have no answer. So I thought I'd ask. How do some self published books catch the eyes of publishers? Why is their book suddenly marketable when before it wasn't? :confused: [/quote] After my literary agent couldn't find a publisher for the fi...
by maggie anton
Mon November 30th, 2009, 8:47 am
Forum: Young Adult Historical Fiction
Topic: YA Historical Romance
Replies: 10
Views: 5344

[quote=""Forskande""]I like YA historical fiction that has some kind of romance in it and a happy ending (I'm cliche, I know). Does anyone have any suggestions for me??? I'm new here![/quote] I can't help but blow my own horn by recommending the YA adaption of my adult trilogy, RASHI'S DAUGHTERS: SE...
by maggie anton
Mon November 30th, 2009, 8:42 am
Forum: Young Adult Historical Fiction
Topic: Historical fiction for 8-10... long shot I know.
Replies: 28
Views: 6734

[quote=""Ash""]Oh yes; I loved HF at that age. One of my favorites was One of a Kind Family, a series about a Jewish famiy started in the early 1900s. I also remember reading a fascinating novel about Daniel Boone and Marie Antoinette (actually it was about her daughter) but this was back in the 60s...
by maggie anton
Mon November 30th, 2009, 8:36 am
Forum: Later Medieval
Topic: The Crusades
Replies: 48
Views: 9796

[quote=""annis""]Do you think that there might be historical fiction about the Jewish experience of the Crusades which is written in languages other than English? There's so much good HF out there which isn't written in English. I can't think of much HF about the Crusades written from the Muslim POV...

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