March 28th, 2014

I’m in the air most of today, winging my way back from a hopefully successful trip to the Bologna Book Fair, but I didn’t want to miss another scheduled About My Query post! Without further ado, here’s V.L.A.’s query: Dear Daphne: Please allow me to introduce you to my novel, “Hidden Places.” At the backdrop […]

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A Balancing Act, Part II

March 26th, 2014

Welcome back! On Monday, I turned this space over to debut authors and KT Literary clients A.L. Sonnichsen and Krista Van Dolzer, who discussed the tricky balancing act of motherhood (with multiple young ones) and writing. Here’s the thrilling conclusion to their conversation! A.L. Sonnichsen: I like how you talked about leaving your afternoons free […]

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A Balancing Act, Part I

March 24th, 2014

I’m currently in Bologna, meeting with dozens and dozens of foreign publishers, pitching my authors’ manuscripts for foreign translation, but while I’m there, I’m delighted to turn the blog over to my clients Krista Van Dolzer and A.L. Sonnichsen, both of whose Winter 2015 debut novels I’ll be chatting up with foreign editors. A few […]

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March 21st, 2014

Wow, I’m a whole week late with this one! Sorry, T.C! Without further delay… Dear Daphne – Eighteen-year-old Georgia Bowen hasn’t looked at a mirror in six years, and with good reason: where normal people see a reflection, she sees a series of violent possible futures. Despite her secret, Georgia’s life is looking up: high […]

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Happy World Book Day!

March 6th, 2014
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There are lots of time I wished I still lived in the UK, but World Book Day is one of the big ones. A whole day to celebrate books? Boy howdy! And not just celebrate, but LIVE. Kids around the country dressing up like their favorite book characters, getting free vouchers to spend on special, […]

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