Ask Daphne! What If I’m Not Well?

September 30th, 2009

Too cute slippers for those days you’re not feeling well, and just want to stay in your pjs, for Georgiana, who writes: Like the majority of people who contact you, I am a writer who is interested in being published. Some years ago, I had a story published by Word Riot and was writing regularly […]

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Celebrating Banned Book Week Locally

September 29th, 2009

As I’m sure you’re heard, this week is Banned Books Week. I shared a crazy Wall Street Journal editorial on the subject the other day on Twitter, and Neil Gaiman linked to it today, as well as to a rebuttal (a “sane reply” in his words) at the Huffington Post. But of the many links […]

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Powerless Rave!

September 29th, 2009

I’m excited about all of my upcoming titles, but at the moment, I’m especially jazzed for the October release of Powerless by Matthew Cody. We’ve already sold Italian rights to Mondadori, and I hope to have more good news on the foreign rights front shortly. In addition, we’ve been thrilled by the in-house support from […]

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Ask Daphne! About Conferences

September 28th, 2009

What I consider comfortable shoes for a conference, for Amy, who asks: I have a quick question for you regarding writing conferences, specifically the [redacted]. As an industry insider, would you recommend this conference for a first time novelist who is searching for an agent? I’ve read mixed reviews online and know that us first […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query XXIII

September 25th, 2009

Going with TWO About My Query posts today, to celebrate the end of About My Query week. My goal for the future is one a week, and while I’m set for the next month or so, I’ll be looking for more in the future. I’ll send out a call for submissions later in October. Until […]

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