Ask Daphne! About First Pages

June 14th, 2011

In a comment on a previous post, Olivia asked: If a query letter interests you and you go to read the pages, what things about the pages might turn you off to requesting more? (Or what things in the partial/full will prevent you from wanting to go further with the project?) Very wide questions, I […]

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Getting Back to Speed

May 11th, 2011

So much for being back, huh? As I said, I’m taking it slowly. One thing I have been doing is reading lots of great manuscripts from my clients — the latest version of LOLA AND THE BOY NEXT DOOR by Stephanie Perkins, which Dutton will publish in September, THE NEW NORMAL by Trish Doller, which […]

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