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    Book Deal for my YA Novel

    Finally, after a year and a half submission and during that time having a failed agent, I got a contract offer. And I did it with the help of me, myself and I.

    I'll announce the publisher soon. All I can say right now is this place is top notch and I couldn't be happier!

    Tenacity is the key my friends!

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    Woo hoo! Congratulations, Undercover! Enjoy the weekend with plenty of refreshments of your choice!


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    That's wonderful! Congrats!

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    That's awesome undercover. Congrats!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Undercover View Post
    And I did it with the help of me, myself and I.
    Congratulations! Though I think it's likely you got a wee bit of help from Absolute Write and the Bewares/Recommendations list of publishers....

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    That's just awesome! Congratulations!

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    Yay Undercover! That's great news. Congratulations!!!!!!
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    Thanks Everyone!

    Haha...yeah, Unimportant, you're absolutely right AW helped. I meant I did it without the help of any agent. Maybe I worded it wrong. Sorry bout that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Undercover View Post
    Finally, after a year and a half submission and during that time having a failed agent, I got a contract offer. And I did it with the help of me, myself and I.

    I'll announce the publisher soon. All I can say right now is this place is top notch and I couldn't be happier!

    Tenacity is the key my friends!
    That's awesome! Congrats!
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    Oh very exciting! Looking forward to hearing who the publisher is!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Undercover View Post
    T I meant I did it without the help of any agent.
    Ah, got it. I'd thought you were talking about the book you'd received some helpful feedback on from a couple of agents. Which book did you sell?

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    Wow, Lisa, this is FABULOUS news!!! After all you went through in previous years, I am thrilled for you. Well done!!

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    Congratulations, Undercover!

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    And we are all waiting to hear the name of the publisher....hint hint!

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    Thanks again peoplez.

    To answer your question from before Unimportant, I did have one I got a lot of agent help from, actually 5 R&Rs, it was nuts. That one is also a YA, but it's not the one that got the offer.

    This publisher only deals with one genre, but they wanted to look at that one too. Though I'm not sure it will fit. It's nice they're at least looking at it.

    Just waiting to get the contract back and get the okay to publicly announce it. Should be sometime next week I'm hoping. Thanks again everyone for your great support!

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    I'm really looking forward to hearing the story. Congratulations!

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    I hope this publisher likes the Fix one, too!

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