1000 Words, Part Two

May 17th, 2010

Continuing our series of photographic inspiration for writers, which we started on Thursday, here’s the next image, from Flickr user mintyfreshflavour. What does this say to you? (And no cheating! Please don’t click on the link to the photograph on Flickr until AFTER you’ve written your piece!) I’m looking forward to seeing what you come […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query LVI

May 14th, 2010

As a contrast with last week’s post where I analyzed each and every line of the query, today I’m going to let you do the heavy lifting. Let’s see what we have, shall we? Dear Daphne: Marguerite Navarre is an Argent, part of the aristocratic race of her country, Maore. Everything changes when her home […]

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1000 Words, Part One

May 13th, 2010

We talk a lot about how to sell a book here, but little about how to write it. On my part, that’s mostly because I find the people coming to my site already have an inkling of the process of writing a novel, but also because my specialty is in the selling of your work, […]

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All the News that’s fit to Share!

May 12th, 2010

I have seen some BEAUTIFUL covers I’m dying to share for some forthcoming 2011 titles by kt literary clients, but I’m not allowed to show them to you yet. It’s like knowing what happens in the season finale of Lost and having to wait two more weeks until you can talk about it with the […]

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Can you know TOO MUCH about an author?

May 10th, 2010

I was paging through a website I follow regularly today, looking for a post I’d seen some time in the past, but without a clear sense of where or what it was. In brief: pretty randomly browsing. And over the course of my clicks, I came to know one blogger a whole lot better than […]

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