Ask Daphne! About My Query LIV

April 30th, 2010

Some seriously high heels for LB, who’s offered her query for today’s AMQ post. Dear Daphne: Single mom Ella Steel is settling in for a rare and peaceful evening to herself when a fire in her mother’s kitchen brings irresistible Captain Jack Piper to her rescue, in more ways than one. His unexpected arrival in […]

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Not-So-Recent-Reads: The Chestry Oak

April 29th, 2010

As some of you might have seen, there’s an article or such on me in the latest issue of Writers Digest, in which I talk about one of my all-time favorite books, The Chestry Oak. Very few people seem to have ever heard of this title — the author, Kate Seredy, is much more known […]

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Ask Daphne! Twitter Lightning Round

April 28th, 2010

Sometimes, when I’m low on ideas for blog posts, I turn to you, my readers. And as always, you don’t disappoint. Here’s a few questions posed on Twitter: LorelieBrown I know why I need an agent, but how do I succinctly explain to my spouse why I need one? So that you can concentrate on […]

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Ask Daphne! About resubmitting a revision

April 27th, 2010

In the theme of resubmitting, revisions, and repeats, a re-post of one of my favorite pairs of shoes I’ve featured on this blog. And so on to Lisa, who asks: Hi! I’ve sent out a several queries for my novel and have received quite a few requests for partials but never, after sending these sample […]

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Ask Daphne! About Being Canadian

April 26th, 2010

Canadian shoes (alas, no longer available) for Darrin, who writes: I live in Canada, and I aspire to have YA novels published. I’m just not sure if, when looking at agents, I should primarily focus on Canadian agents. I mean, it would be nice to have my works distributed throughout North America, but does that […]

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