I am writing this slightly numb with shock, but also amazed and over the moon to report that at lunchtime today the agent I sent an initial submission to, on Tuesday, emailed me to ask to meet up. I really wasn’t expecting a response (positive or negative) for weeks, so am very excited. We’ll be meeting […]
Getting an Agent
Well, today’s the day when things got serious: I sent off my prologue and first three chapters to a literary agent. I won’t say which one here, since I might not get anywhere and will then look a total fule. But if I do, you’ll be the first to know. I should get a yay or […]
Printed everything out, ready to go, then saw a few more things to tweak. Will try to hold my nerve and post tomorrow after correcting.
All of a sudden, through tinkering here and there with a few things in the evenings, checking out some rogue references, and doing a lot of thinking, I discover that I have a completed, checked prologue, the first three chapters in tip-top shape, and a covering letter with a gripping synopsis ready to go to […]
Laugh-out loud hilarious blog of submissions to a literary agent. Shoot me if mine ends up here. No, hold on, I’ll shoot myself.
After four days of tough slog with chapters one and two, I am pleased to report that I have licked these into shape pretty well and am very happy (though inarticulate from fatigue). Spent most of today in the Bodleian. Have now gone over the 80,000 word mark. Just one more chapter (number three) to make respectable before […]