Ask Daphne! About Synopsis Lengths

April 29th, 2011

What other shoes could I post an image of today but Kate Middleton’s wedding heels? Lovely! But on to the questions! Eleni asked: I’ve got a 7 page synopsis in rough draft form for querying. Do I need a 7-page synopsis or is that pretty rare? I’d say that’s pretty rare. It’s certainly something that’s […]

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MISS PEREGRINE “defies categorization”!

April 27th, 2011

More great news for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs! The Library Journal review is in, and it’s a good one: Sixteen-year-old Jacob Portman no longer believes the stories his grandfather told him when he was a little boy. These are obviously fairy tales about children with mysterious abilities, such as a […]

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Miss me?

April 26th, 2011

Howdy, folks! Just checking in from the wilds of maternity-leave-land, and its attendant piles of laundry, broken nights of sleep, and full-on adorableness to tell you (if you didn’t know already) that The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson, the long-awaited sequel to 13 Little Blue Envelopes, is available today! I’m running a short […]

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