Ask Daphne! About My Query LXVI

July 30th, 2010

Posting these shoes to go with Rissa’s query because they look sort of like the ones worn by Sasha Alexander in the promo for TNT’s new series Rizzoli & Isles (based on books by Tess Gerritsen), and I’m in serious lust over them. But no, they don’t have anything to do with this query, which […]

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Lip-smacklingly good!

July 29th, 2010

Another day, another fantastic cover to reveal! This one is the US edition, from HarperCollins, of Lili Wilkinson‘s Pink. Are you ready for greatness? Allen & Unwin did a spectacular job with the original Australian edition last summer — I can’t wait to see the reaction here in the States. Already, we’ve got some great […]

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Getting the Call

July 28th, 2010

There’s a call that sometimes comes in to an agent and an author on Wednesday afternoons. To those who are already agented, it is, in all senses of the phrase, “The Call.” I’ve given it away with the image at the left, but yes, I’m talking about The New York Times bestseller list. I’m thrilled […]

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Ask Daphne! About Conference Prep

July 26th, 2010

Thanks to those of you who answered my poll on Friday about the upcoming SCBWI conference. In light of that, I wanted to answer a question I received from Amy, and hope that it’s helpful to you: Dear Daphne, Since you mentioned the LA SCBWI conference Friday on your blog, I was wondering if you […]

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And a Quick Poll…

July 23rd, 2010

Are you going to the SCBWI conference in LA next weekend? I’m not going to be there, unfortunately, but I know several kt literary clients will, and I’m curious about the rest of you. Sing out in the comments if you’ll be there, please, and maybe you can arrange a get-together, and taunt me with […]

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