Great YA websites for readers!

February 11th, 2016
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[View the story “Great YA sites from publishers” on Storify] Edited to add Bloomsbury’s tumblr as well!

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Ask Daphne! About Synopsis Lengths

April 29th, 2011

What other shoes could I post an image of today but Kate Middleton’s wedding heels? Lovely! But on to the questions! Eleni asked: I’ve got a 7 page synopsis in rough draft form for querying. Do I need a 7-page synopsis or is that pretty rare? I’d say that’s pretty rare. It’s certainly something that’s […]

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Another look into the archives

August 17th, 2010

Way back in March of 2008, I answered a reader’s question about websites. I think the answer still rings true for me — what do you think? Scott writes In the AuthorMBA interview, you said every author should have a Web site and blog. I agree, and have had Web sites since before most people […]

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Ask Daphne! How did you get the word out?

February 4th, 2010

I’m in love with these shoes, which, according to this article from The New York Times, are the product of a shoe-making workshop you can take. With a shoe guru! If only my upcoming trip to NYC wasn’t fully booked already! Anyway, moving on, today I wanted to share a question from Callie, who asks: […]

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Who Are You? (online)

August 20th, 2009

One of the pressing questions at this week’s #kidlitchat on Twitter was about an author’s online presence. Specifically, does what an author writes on his or her blog or website color an prospective agent or editor’s thoughts about working with that author? And for the most part, the answer was no, “unless you’re doing something […]

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