Ask Daphne! About A Missing Manuscript

October 9th, 2013
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Checking in from my version of maternity leave (which is to say, checking email at 4am, watching a lot of Supernatural, getting caught up on my pleasure reading, and as always, paying my clients) to answer this question from a reader. Lee writes: Hi Daphne, there’s an agent who has had my full for a […]

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Ask Daphne! About Conference Prep

July 26th, 2010

Thanks to those of you who answered my poll on Friday about the upcoming SCBWI conference. In light of that, I wanted to answer a question I received from Amy, and hope that it’s helpful to you: Dear Daphne, Since you mentioned the LA SCBWI conference Friday on your blog, I was wondering if you […]

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Ask Daphne! Speed Round!

June 18th, 2009

Not just a speed round, let’s call this a lightning round, shall we? (in honor of these cool shoes.) I asked for questions on Twitter, and here’s some of the gems I received. If you keep asking, I may keep answering, but let’s start with what we have, mmmkay? @Brattyhack writes: “My question is about […]

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Following up

January 21st, 2009

We’ve all got to do it — following up. You guys are waiting to hear from an agent, and time just keeps going by, until the deadline she gave you is long since past, and you’re wondering about the protocol for reminding her. And, to draw back the curtain here a bit, I have to follow up as well.

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Ask Daphne! Should I remind her?

September 9th, 2008

Cute shoes with bows to remind you of something for Jeanne, who writes, “A month ago an agent requested my manuscript. I’ll be meeting with this same agent for a pitch session at a writer’s conference this weekend. Should I send the agent an email checking up on the status of my manuscript and mention the up coming meeting?”

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