I’m back!

March 30th, 2009

Ok, not really, but I’m back in the States, and taking meetings this week with US editors, instead of international publishers. Which is a bit of a switch in my mind, really, since for the last week I’ve been talking about translation rights to books I’ve already sold in the US, and now I’m talking […]

Filled Under: Events

The (mis)adventures of Daphne Unfeasible

March 20th, 2009

Hullo all, Webmonkey here. Rexroth rattled my cage to let me know that Daphne’s hit a few technical speed bumps on the way to the overseas book fair. It turns out that the “World” phone that she got from her carrier is more of a “whirled” phone (in other words, someone may or may not […]

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Submissions Closed — for a little while

March 19th, 2009

Not forever, just until I get back from my trip. As I mentioned in my live-blog yesterday: Please consider that any queries sent between March 19th and April 1st will not be looked at until April 2nd, at the earliest. I would consider it a great kindness if you just held off on any submissions […]

Filled Under: News, Slushpile

A live-blog before I leave

March 18th, 2009

So today is my last day in the office before my big trip, and I’ve got a hefty (in bytes) pile of queries to try to get through. In hopes that having to check in with this live blog on each one will keep me plowing through them, here’s another edition of live-blogging my queries. […]

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A Day at the Agents Center

March 17th, 2009

So, yesterday, I talked a little bit about my preparations for the Bologna Book Fair. Today, because I’m so sure you’re wondering, I thought I’d go over just exactly what a typical day in the Agents Center at a big international book fair like Bologna is like. First of all, let’s toss out the notion […]

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