We interrupt this mailing list for a short (but non-violent)
I’m not really sure if this belongs here or not, but I
had to say something somewhere and since this *is* the “something” list…
I’ve recently completed my first novel and am having a
devil of a time finding an agent. That
in and of itself is not unusual, but this last foray has left me a bit
befuddled. I was expecting rejections. Rejection are
par for the course.
Donald Maas wasn’t interested (form letter)
Daniel over at Writer’s House responded with a no in
less than 60 seconds. (At least it
The kicker is Kris O’Higgins over at the Scribe Agency. He actually wanted me to send him the
manuscript. I did. He read it and said he really liked it. He even liked what I’ve written of
the sequel, but he doesn’t like my other work and will only represent
some one that he can get behind completely. I appreciate that and I sincerely thank
him for taking the time to read, review and comment on my work... but talk
about frustrating… ARGH!
I feel better now.
You may now return to your regularly scheduled witty banter.