Ask Daphne! Speed Round!

June 18th, 2009

Not just a speed round, let’s call this a lightning round, shall we? (in honor of these cool shoes.) I asked for questions on Twitter, and here’s some of the gems I received. If you keep asking, I may keep answering, but let’s start with what we have, mmmkay? @Brattyhack writes: “My question is about […]

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Ask Daphne! What About Anonymous Reviews?

June 15th, 2009

Just plain adorable summery heels (no other reason except I like ’em) for Peter, who writes: Most of us understand that you don’t include peer-review “awards” as part of your credits in a query. But if you’ve had a novel reach the Editor’s Desk on HarperCollins’ Authonomy website, and received a review from (an unnamed) […]

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Ask Daphne! Should I retitle?

June 19th, 2008
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A quick question tonight, since it’s already way late, and I spent the entire day amidst serious renovations. My fingers are sore and my back’s about to give out, so this is about the limit of my time in front of the compooter today. Will writes, “I wrote a novel that originated from a published short story of mine. Should I mention that in the query? Is it better to change the title or keep it the same?”

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