On the Fifth day of Christmas Vacation

December 26th, 2008

Daphne brought to me an answer for Corey, who writes, “I have been represented by an agent for the past two years, but she has not sent out any of my work for the last 14 months. I have written to her to say that I no longer wish to be represented by her. My question is… when submitting to a new agent, do I need to mention up front that I have had representation?”

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On the Fourth day of Christmas Vacation

December 25th, 2008

Even Robo-Daphne takes a day off! It’s Christmas! Peace on Earth, Goodwill Towards Men, and all that.

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On the Third day of Christmas Vacation

December 24th, 2008
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Daphne gave to me an answer to Valerie’s pressing question, “I’ve just been introduced to your website and agency with high recommendations. However, in reviewing your submission guidelines it doesn’t appear that you take genre romance. Could you clarify for me?”

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On the Second day of Christmas Vacation

December 23rd, 2008

Daphne shared with me a question from Gabby, who emails, “I’m writing a book… I was wondering if you have any advice on literary agents or any you recommend.” Normally, a question like this sends me running for the hills — there’s just SO much I can say — but in the spirit of the holidays, I’ll answer it.

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On the First day of Christmas Vacation

December 22nd, 2008

Daphne gave to me — a short film about books!

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