June 30th, 2010

So, I’ve heard there’s a movie that just came out that’s based on a pretty popular YA novel. Maybe you’ve heard of it? And it got me thinking about book to film adaptations, and how some of them are amazing, some of them pretty so-so, and others… well, let’s just say there are times you […]

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Another great blurb for ANNA!

June 29th, 2010

I know I missed all sorts of excitement at ALA this past weekend (did you go? what’d ya think?) but I had some good news this morning to make up for it: another great blurb for Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins! From Justina Chen, author of the amazing North of Beautiful comes […]

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Cover revealed!

June 29th, 2010

If you follow Julia Karr on Facebook, Twitter, or one of her fabulous blogs — her LiveJournal, the group blog of the Elevensies, or the fabulous dystopian group blog that is the League of Extraordinary Writers, you may have already seen her news, but I’ll shout it out here, too, just for good measure. We […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query LXI

June 25th, 2010

A massage for your feet while you walk for A.H., who’s sent us his query for review today. Let’s get right to it, shall we? Dear Ms. Unfeasible: For Hagai’s twenty-first birthday, his mother sends him a stone that gives visions of the future. But he doesn’t know why she sent it, or how, since […]

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About #AgentPay

June 23rd, 2010

There was a fascinating discussion on Twitter yesterday, started by Colleen Lindsay, who tweeted: How would publishing change if agenting moved from commission-based payment to billable-hours? Discuss. Amid all the hand-wringing, whinging, diatribes for and against, a couple of things got me thinking. First of all, I’m very grateful to have come to agenting as […]

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