Ask Daphne! About E-Publishing Advances

November 23rd, 2010

Short boots for a question about a short story today, from AR: I recently submitted a short story to an e-publishing company for an anthology. I kind of know the person who runs it, but not well enough to know if I’m being taken for a ride here. They are offering a $50-$100 advance for […]

Filled Under: Ask Daphne!

While we’re waiting…

May 27th, 2009

Sorry for my complete lack of postiness yesterday! After the weekend off, and a busy day going through queries, I just plum forgot! I try to make it up to you today, I’ll put up another About My Query post shortly, and will answer some of the questions posed in the previous entries. Until then, […]

Filled Under: News

Vamp Flash Fiction

May 5th, 2009

For some reason, an image search for “Nosferatu the Vampire” comes up with a frighteningly (or amusingly) vast selection of images of Barbie dolls made up like vamps. So I figured — let’s go with it! I think this picture is somewhat fitting, as you’ll see, to go along with kt literary client Carrie Harris‘ […]

Filled Under: News

Ask Daphne! Should I retitle?

June 19th, 2008
Comments Off on Ask Daphne! Should I retitle?

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?”

Filled Under: Ask Daphne!

Ask Daphne! Speed Round!

January 28th, 2008

It’s an exciting day around Unfeasible Enterprises, as boxes are piled around us and we wait for the movers to arrive. While we wait, let’s tackle some of your questions, shall we? Time for a SPEED ROUND!

Filled Under: Ask Daphne!