Ask Daphne! IN PERSON!

June 22nd, 2010

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be speaking at the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Conference in September, right here in lovely Colorado. The conference runs September 10th through September 12th, and registration is still available online. Besides taking pitch appointments and sitting down with authors for roundtable discussions of their work, I’m excited to be […]

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Plot Armor!

June 21st, 2010

I was digging around on Twitter and the internets for an idea for today’s blog post, and came across a tweet suggesting I blog about Glee. Not that I don’t love me some all-singing, all-dancing, high school shenanigans, but what it reminded me of was another tv show I like to watch, namely TNT’s Leverage. […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query LX

June 18th, 2010

Daffodil yellow shoes for Mel J.’s query today, which follows below. Please add your comments in the appropriately-named comment section! Dear Ms. Unfeasible, High in her castle, shielded by an immense stone wall, the Princess Mairwen hides from her starving people. Orphaned by the plague, she desires only to avoid the filthy commoners and their […]

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Who are your early readers?

June 17th, 2010

As is one of the perks of my job, I often get to read my clients’ manuscripts at a relatively early stage — if it’s material that hasn’t sold yet, well before anyone else knows how awesome it is, but also, when we’re talking about books already under contract, either with or sometimes even more […]

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At long last — a new Live Blog!

June 16th, 2010

Guys, what the heck happened to Monday and Tuesday? They were right here, I swear! To make it up to you, I’m thrilled to open up another exciting Live Blog of my query pile. Shall we dig in? 1. A story of fallen angels and a long war for redemption. Also, starts with a dream/character […]

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