Ask Daphne! About My Query XXXXI

February 12th, 2010

In honor of my adventures on the slopes today, a par of ski boots to see us into the weekend! And an AMQ post from Lisa, which I’m going to once again ask my incredibly intelligent (and likely less-muscle fatigued) readers to critique first. Ready? Let’s go! Dear Ms. Unfeasible, A mystical book transports a […]

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Ask Daphne! What do you call this?

November 11th, 2009

Fantasy shoes for T.J. who found me via Twitter to ask the following question (the boots are a design by Michel Tcherevkoff, who has a book of these images. I just added it to my Christmas Wish List): I have been an avid reader of Terry Brooks, Dragonlance series, Lord of the Rings, etc. for […]

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Ask Daphne! About my multiple submissions

October 6th, 2009

Super fly shoes for Superfly, who’s sent us the following question: I write middle grade novels and also have written and illustrated a picture book. I have sent queries out to agents for both projects at different times and had some interest. I have a few fulls and partials out for my middle grade right […]

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Let’s keep talking!

June 17th, 2009
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Normally, as you know, I like to blog every day. Today’s going to be a little bit different — I mean, yes, I suppose I *am* blogging today, but only to tell you to go back to yesterday’s post and join in on the conversation about book banning. It’s fascinating to read everyone’s comments, and […]

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Ask Daphne! Where’s the border?

April 30th, 2009

Preppy shoes and an email from KLo that continues our discussion from yesterday, sort of: Basically, what I write sort of borders somewhere between YA and adult fiction. Is there any hard and fast answer for where exactly that line is? There’s an easy answer, but there are exceptions. For the most part, books set […]

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