Final Round of Voting!

May 24th, 2010

Thanks to all for your votes on the photo inspiration pieces. I’ve crunched the numbers (i.e. looked at the bars to see which was the longest), and the top three finalists are… … Amy W. for Photo #1 Rachel M. for Photo #2 and Alicia for Photo #3. So, take another look at their stories […]

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News Round-Up

May 24th, 2010

Before I head off to BEA and the possibility of less-than-daily posting, I wanted to share some recent news you may have missed. Shall we? Matthew Cody announced the title for his brilliant new middle grade novel — stay tuned for THE DEAD GENTLEMAN, coming to stores near you in Summer 2011! Carrie Harris is […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query LVII

May 21st, 2010

Welcome back to another edition of About My Query! Today’s contestant is the adorably-named Chumplet. Won’t you give her a warm welcome? Dear Daphne, I am seeking representation for my novel THE YEARBOOK, a character-driven women’s fiction that alternates between present day and the transitional seventies. Sixteen-year-old Rebecca is sick of her nomadic life. When […]

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Time to Vote!

May 20th, 2010

I fell down on the job yesterday, promising you the chance to vote for your favorite photo-inspiration pieces, and then not following through! I think I underestimated how wiped out I would be after my Nia Green Belt training over the weekend. Anyway, let’s see if we can’t make up for it today. Before you […]

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1000 Words, Part Three

May 18th, 2010

Continuing our series of photographic inspiration for writers, which we started on Thursday, here’s the final image, from Flickr user Fran Pregernik. What does this say to you? Ready? Set. Write! (Tomorrow I’ll post the polls!)

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