Ask Daphne! About Story Beginnings

April 19th, 2010

It’s been a while since I’ve answered some of your questions, so I think that’s going to be the plan for this week. If you have a burning publishing or writing question you’d like me to address in a future post, send me an email at Today’s question comes from Barb, who writes: I’m […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query LII

April 16th, 2010

These are Louboutin “Bloody Mary” ankle boots, and as such, I think they’re wonderfully appropriate for today’s About My Query post. Shall we? Dear Daphne, Being undead has its perks. For medical examiner Joe Cooper those include inhuman strength, good looks to spare, and the ability to read the memories of the dead. Joe’s a […]

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Rocking the Drop

April 15th, 2010

If you’ve been hiding in a cave, you might not know today marks Readergirlz’ 2010 Operation Teen Book Drop extravaganza. A little background: In 2008 and 2009, readergirlz , Guys Lit Wire, and YALSA orchestrated publishers’ donations of nearly 20,000 new young adult books to hospitalized teens across the country. For 2010, If I Can […]

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Quarterly Status Update

April 14th, 2010

It was a little crazy to count up a full year of queries for my last review (in January for all of 2009), so this year, Intern Jenny and I are planning to post the stats quarterly. And can I just say? I’m already a little floored. In the first three months of 2010, we […]

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Starting a Conversation

April 13th, 2010

Every once in a while, I come across an article or a blog post that makes me think, that I choose to share on Google Reader with comments. Now, I know not everyone in the world gets my shared Google Reader posts (which I’m not complaining about — I’m sure you manage to find xkcd […]

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