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by RLS
December 22nd, 2009, 9:07 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Haiku: the waiting game
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

Re: Haiku: the waiting game

as i serve dinner
only this, no email, none
booze not an option
by RLS
December 22nd, 2009, 12:34 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Comfort books
Replies: 20
Views: 3532

Re: Comfort books

I just read, When I Reach You by Rebecca Stead, and loved it.
I also loved, The ART of Racing in the Rain.
both were fun.
by RLS
December 22nd, 2009, 12:32 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Haiku: the waiting game
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

Haiku: the waiting game

I wait for them- sigh
oh publishers, are you gone?
help me not obsess
by RLS
December 7th, 2009, 10:21 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: While waiting ...
Replies: 10
Views: 2448

Re: While waiting ...

It took me a while to get to this point, but I'm much more zen about waiting than I used to be. I just send my stuff out and then practically forget about it while I go about doing other things. I love writing and don't want to ruin that by stressing out too much about publishing. I only got to thi...
by RLS
December 7th, 2009, 10:20 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: While waiting ...
Replies: 10
Views: 2448

Re: While waiting ...

I'm not sure how this usually works, but maybe Nathan can shed some light on it. If an editor is interested enough to send a revision letter and then re-read the ms after a rewrite, shouldn't s/he get an exclusive look? First editor said she'd be happy to look again should I address her comments, b...
by RLS
December 7th, 2009, 7:33 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: While waiting ...
Replies: 10
Views: 2448

Re: While waiting ...

I'm confused. Is the 2nd publisher reading the version with revisions based on comments from the 1st? Did the 1st end up passing on it? Both publishers are reading the newest version. So pub #1 is a re-read. I started two new projects. I know I could force myself to get to work in earnest which wou...
by RLS
December 7th, 2009, 6:59 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: While waiting ...
Replies: 10
Views: 2448

While waiting ...

I have an agented first novel out with two publishers. One of the two read the whole thing three months ago and offered detailed notes about what she liked and didn't. I revised the ms with her (wise) thoughts in mind. My agent told me the other publisher liked and is now getting second reads. I've ...