Ask Daphne! About Two Points of View

August 31st, 2012

A question today from Tamara, on the topic of queries: I recently finished my manuscript and, after numerous revisions, finally came up with a query letter I’m happy with. In the meantime, I had a few beta readers looking at my book. On the advice of some of them, I’m considering switching the first two […]

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August 29th, 2012

I’m always curious about my readers, but today I’m curious about what other things you do or hobbies you have besides reading and writing. For instance, I’ve lately been really exploring the world of photography, and working to improve at it. What about you? What do you do? And why? Is there a reason behind […]

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We Have Our Winners!

August 29th, 2012
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So sorry for the delay in picking the winners, but I am delighted to share the news, at long long. Without further ado, the first prize winner of the red LeakyCon bag and swag is Amy, with this gem: “Maureen, Lola IS designing your outfit for London’s Leaky Con. And you WILL wear it.” And […]

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LeakyCon Giveaway!

August 21st, 2012

I had a great time at Leaky Con earlier this month, which is truly turning into a fantastic literary conference as well as an amazing fan con, with all due thanks to Maureen Johnson! This year’s Lit Track guests included agents Jennifer Laughran, Rebecca Sherman, and myself, editor and author Dan Ehrenhaft, and authors Maureen […]

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August 13th, 2012

The news is up on Publishers Marketplace, so it’s official! BFYA-nominated Something Like Normal author Trish Doller’s next contemporary novel ALL THAT WAS LOST, in which 17-year-old Callie, after spending most of her life on the run with the manic depressive-mother who abducted her, is reunited with her father and extended Greek family in Tarpon […]

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