Ask Daphne! About My Query XCII

December 12th, 2011

Sorry for the delay in posting this! My Friday got away from me and suddenly, whoa! It’s Monday! Without any further delay, here’s J.K.’s query for your review. Dear Ms. Unfeasible, Finding her best friend dead in the river is bad enough. Becoming the killer’s next target is worse. Dealing with the emotions of every […]

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Guest Post: Don’t be Afraid of the M Word

December 8th, 2011

Thanks to everyone who read and contributed to Tuesday’s post on Marketing, our latest foray into the world of what happens AFTER the book deal is signed. For more on that, I’m grateful to Shelli Johannes-Wells who’s further contributing to the conversation with a series on marketing. Enjoy! Kate/Daphne has asked me to do a […]

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What Comes After: Marketing

December 6th, 2011

We talk a lot here on the blog about attracting an agent, but for the lucky writers who find representation, that’s only the beginning. There’s still the dating game of trying to match a manuscript with an editor, and even after a contract is signed, there’s the long road to publication. So I thought we […]

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Cover Reveal!

December 5th, 2011

I’m so thriller to share the book jacket for Trish Doller‘s long-awaited (and worth it!) debut novel Something Like Normal, which Bloomsbury will publish in June 2012. Are you ready for this awesome? I do highly recommend you check out Trish’s tumblr, especially if you like teases of her fabulous wips, or hot boys. And […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query XCI

December 2nd, 2011

Happy Friday! Welcome to another edition of About My Query. Your mission: to read and comment below to help the author improve their query letter. Ready? Let’s go! Dear Ms. Unfeasible, A near-death experience grants Drazoral a glimpse of her future, but after hearing that her life is the key to cleansing her home planet, […]

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