AFK, but not entirely

March 25th, 2008

I’ve been thinking about my time AFK — Away From Keyboard, for those of you not up on your l33tspeak. Now granted, with one computer down here in my office, and another one upstairs in Rexroth’s office, it’s not too often that I’m all that far away from a keyboard. But occasionally, yes, it happens.

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Ask Daphne! A whole interview

March 24th, 2008

Jocelyn over at Teen Book Review contacted me the other day, and asked if I’d be willing to answer a few questions, and help her readers better understand the world of the literary agent.

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MJ news and excitement

March 24th, 2008
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Lots of exciting things happening in Maureen Johnson’s corner of the world, as she preps for SUITE SCARLETT’s release, and masterminds a devious campaign to Free Alan Rickman.

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Ask Daphne! About archives

March 20th, 2008

May asks, “I recently wanted to return to one of your older blog posts…only to find that it was no longer on the the blog page. Furthermore, I could not find any links to a blog archive. Is this something you plan to set up in the future?”

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A numbers game

March 18th, 2008

Being a writer searching for an agent is hard; believe me, I know. You put your manuscript out there and have to wait… and wait… and wait for someone to respond. And even then, you don’t know — will it be loved? Rejected? Critiqued? It’s a tough game to play, but I wanted to do my little part to help explain the waiting.

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