Ask Daphne! About a series

June 30th, 2009

A whole series of shoes for J.P., who writes: If an author gets signed with a publisher for a 5-book novel series, for example, because their first book does well, would there be a chance if say the second and third book don’t do so hot that the publisher could tank the rest of the […]

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In case you missed it on Twitter…

June 29th, 2009
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I’ll let Maureen retell it: I am pleased to tell you that the SEQUEL to 13 Little Blue Envelopes is NOW OFFICIALLY ON.

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June 29th, 2009

Thanks to Anna, for reminding me I promised to give another free copy of Vacations From Hell to a random commenter on my post about blurbs. The random winner (thanks to is Sonia! Sonia, please email me at with your mailing address, and I’ll get a copy of Vacations From Hell off to […]

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Weekend Reading

June 26th, 2009

Rexroth and I just stained our back deck (hopefully it won’t rain this afternoon), and with that major accomplishment out of the way for this weekend, I’m looking forward to heading to the pool tomorrow with my Kindle, my sunblock, and some snacks for a serious readfest. I’m looking forward to tackling some great client […]

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What’s In A Name?

June 25th, 2009

In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. And what’s the reason for my quoting the Bard today? Well, as I wrote yesterday on Twitter, some authors seem to be trying so very very hard with their characters’ names, […]

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