“Self-Pubbed Books in Query” Ask Agent: Renee

April 14th, 2015
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Anonymous asks:¬†Thoughts on querying with self published projects in your history? I realize the self published things wouldn’t be query-able, also these things would be self-pub for business reasons (ie short story collection) not “no one else wanted it”. Should you mention it in your author bio for the new book or not, since new […]

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Let’s Talk About Querying a Self-Published Book

September 12th, 2014

I’ve been doing my best to get caught up on my query inbox lately, and in looking at hundreds of queries over the past few days, I’ve been struck by how many more queries I’m getting for self-published books than ever before. And that’s fine, it is. I’m absolutely open to handling print rights for […]

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From the Archives: On the Eighth day of Christmas Vacation

December 29th, 2012
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Daphne gave to me a question for GE. (Wow, that one almost sort of rhymes. Woot!) Anyway, in the comments on another post, GE asks: Do you think with all this reorganizing of different publishing companies, most other publishing places will do the same? The economy is down, so what does that say to aspiring […]

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I Have Thoughts… (On Some Comic Con Panels About Publishing)

July 3rd, 2012

I’m gearing up for San Diego Comic Con, which starts next week, the famed Nerd Prom. There’s so much to be excited for! A Firefly 10th Anniversary panel! A look at what’s ahead for the Mass Effect universe! A whole lot of Geek & Sundry funtimes! Not to mention awesome signings and panels with Stephanie […]

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Ask Daphne! About My Query XXXXV

March 12th, 2010

We’ve got a special treat for you here today at kt literary. Not one, but TWO About My Query posts! The first one comes from EB, who won a contest sponsored by Elana Johnson for a query critique by yours truly. So, EB’s letter is addressed to me and has some personalization about winning the […]

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