May 12th, 2014

Hey guys! Renee and I have some fun stuff planned for the near future with this blog, but we need YOUR help. We’re looking for your favorite quotes from KT Literary books – either just the words, or if you have them illustrated in some way, even better! Please post them below in the comments, […]

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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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Fines for Bloggers?

October 5th, 2009

I know I’m horribly late with today’s post — which is pretty inexcusable, considering my day started at 6:30 am. Anyway, the big news of the day hit this evening, so I’m almost glad I waited. GalleyCat tipped me off to the new FCC guidelines (pdf) for reviewers, which now includes bloggers. According to a […]

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Who Are You? (online)

August 20th, 2009

One of the pressing questions at this week’s #kidlitchat on Twitter was about an author’s online presence. Specifically, does what an author writes on his or her blog or website color an prospective agent or editor’s thoughts about working with that author? And for the most part, the answer was no, “unless you’re doing something […]

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Shelf Life

August 3rd, 2009

I think I’ve admitted before my love for Entertainment Weekly. Not only is it the only magazine I still subscribe to, but I love their PopWatch blog for up-to-the-minute reporting on all things entertainment. My one beef? The three, maybe four if I’m lucky, pages that they devote to covering books in the magazine. With […]

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