The Story Machine

September 24th, 2008

kt literary client Lili Wilkinson has a wonderful post up on her blog today about the story machine, where she takes on yet another New York Times article and responds with the wonderful variety of ways in which kids are involved in story-making, -telling, and -reading.

Filled Under: Slushpile

Ask Daphne! In Person!

September 23rd, 2008

I’m answering all sorts of great questions on the teenlitauthors Yahoo group this week, but if you truly can’t get enough of Ask Daphne!, and if you live in the Denver area, you can see me — live and in person! — at a Northern Colorado Writers workshop on Saturday, October 4th in Loveland, CO.

Filled Under: Ask Daphne!, Events

YA for Obama and other news

September 22nd, 2008

Lots of stuff going on right now, some of it really exciting. To start with, you may have seen some of the press for the new movement YA for Obama.

Filled Under: News

Ask Daphne! About my Query II

September 19th, 2008

Lovely riding boots for Emily, who sends along her query for our comments. As before, I’ll make my notes, then ask you to leave your thoughts in the comments for Emily.

Filled Under: About My Query, Ask Daphne!

Ask Daphne! I’ve been here before…

September 18th, 2008

Shoes for a turn around the dance floor for Marina, who asks, “Should an unpublished author seeking an agent mention in the query that he or she has been agented before? Is there any benefit to doing this or not?”

Filled Under: Ask Daphne!