Ask Daphne! About My Query XXXXII

February 19th, 2010

Some shoes to die for for J.G., who brings us today’s About My Query post. (Apparently, the shoes “were created by Louise Goldin for Topshop Spring Summer 2010.” via)You all know how this works by now, right? I post a query, give my thoughts, and then you chime in with your comments on other ways […]

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Ask Daphne! How do you query literary fiction?

February 18th, 2010

I’m working on scheduling all my posts for next week, but before I jump too far ahead, let’s answer a question today, shall we? Amy writes: I’ve read dozens of posts and articles from different agents and writers about how to write a query letter, but there’s one thing I’m still curious about. It seems […]

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Going Offline

February 17th, 2010

I’m taking next week off (mostly) to do something for myself before the run up to Bologna gets truly crazy. What does “mostly” mean? Well, I’m not going completely cold turkey on the internet — but I’ll likely be checking Twitter and such only from my phone. I’m trying to get caught up on queries […]

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Congrats to REDWOOD!

February 16th, 2010

Congrats to S. Terrell French and the fabulous people at Amulet — Operation Redwood just won the 2010 National Green Earth Book Award for Children’s Fiction! Following is the press release: The 2010 Newton Marasco Foundation (NMF) Annual Green Earth Book Award winners reinforce the importance of environmental stewardship to our nation’s youth at a […]

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Sports Talk

February 15th, 2010

Every couple of years, like so many people, I become obsessed about sports I otherwise pay very little attention to. Mostly, it’s figure skating and gymnastics, but as Neil Patrick Harris tweeted this morning, “I never thought I could care so much for people or sports that I just learned about six minutes beforehand.” Moguls […]

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