Ask Daphne! About My Query XVI

August 13th, 2009

Grecian/gladiator sandals for Christine, who’s sent us today’s About My Query. You know how this goes, right? Then let’s have at it!

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Ask Daphne! About a series

June 30th, 2009

A whole series of shoes for J.P., who writes: If an author gets signed with a publisher for a 5-book novel series, for example, because their first book does well, would there be a chance if say the second and third book don’t do so hot that the publisher could tank the rest of the […]

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Ask Daphne! My characters keep talking to me!

March 5th, 2009
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Four shoes for Kathy, who emails, “I’m almost ready to begin sending out my first MG novel. I’ve got four more drafted using the same characters as they age over the years. I don’t hear other characters talking to me, so these are the ones I’ve worked with. Is this going to be a problem with an agent or a career?”

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Ask Daphne! About multicultural stories

December 11th, 2008

Some gorgeous Indian shoes for K.T. (no, not me), who asks, “Are you open to YA or MG books set in countries like India as long as the book is well-written?”

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