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Old 11-15-2010, 09:14 PM   #10351
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My agent seems to think now is a good time to go on sub, to take advantage of "holiday break reading." She says she wants to go out before Thanksgiving. (I say she's about to miss another of her self-imposed deadlines.)
This is exactly what happened to me. She kinda, sorta pressed me into chucking the YA fantasy out there amongst the masses, whilst I have the thriller out there. I have received contracts from small press and agents before at this time of year. The editorial biggies? Not so sure about that. It's got me feeling a little numb right now. Although she has a number of my books to choose from, the thriller and the YA fantasy were the two big guns, IMO.

I'm just hoping that by Feb or March of next year, I won't be mourning the death of both of them. As Napolean Dynamite says, "Gosh!"

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Old 11-15-2010, 10:49 PM   #10352
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My agent already warned me that we will probably not hear back on my submission until after Thanksgiving. I'm surprisingly calm this time around, but maybe that is because the editor at Tor liked my first series enough to make it the editor's pick. Of course, she could loathe my new work. Hehehehe...
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Old 11-15-2010, 11:46 PM   #10353
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Mr. A's emailed. We've got a bite!!!!!!!!

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Old 11-15-2010, 11:53 PM   #10354
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HOORAY! HOORAY! HOORAY! For Rosie!!!! Here's your oxygen mask and defib. kit to get you through. I will cross my crossables for you.
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Old 11-15-2010, 11:59 PM   #10355
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Thanks, Mad!!! I can't feel my feet!
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Old 11-16-2010, 12:08 AM   #10356
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Rosie, wow! Looks like you might be the next one picked
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Old 11-16-2010, 12:20 AM   #10357
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Old 11-16-2010, 12:21 AM   #10358
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Old 11-16-2010, 12:38 AM   #10359
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Go, Rosie!

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Old 11-16-2010, 12:44 AM   #10360
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Thanks, everyone!!!!!! Long way to go with lots that can go wrong, but OMG, I think I might puke!
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Old 11-16-2010, 12:44 AM   #10361
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Fingers crossed, Rosie!!!!
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Old 11-16-2010, 12:51 AM   #10362
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Checking in again after a break for attending World Fantasy followed by a vacation to visit family in Australia...my username's different (went back to my old AW account), but I'm the poster formerly known as (see avatar pic!).

At long (loooong!) last my agent gave the go-ahead to publicly announce my good news! My debut epic fantasy novel The Whitef1re Cr0ssing sold along with a sequel to N1ght Sh@de Books; first book to be released Fall 2011 and the sequel a year later.

Oh, and another big thanks to those of you who helped me out with titles! I get to keep Whitefire for the 1st book and The Ta1nted C1ty for book 2; series title will be The Sh@ttered S1gil.

Shari - HUGE CONGRATS!!!!

Rosie - Fingers crossed your bite turns into a deal!
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Old 11-16-2010, 12:55 AM   #10363
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At long (loooong!) last my agent gave the go-ahead to publicly announce my good news! My debut epic fantasy novel The Whitef1re Cr0ssing sold along with a sequel to N1ght Sh@de Books; first book to be released Fall 2011 and the sequel a year later.
OMG!!!!! Bl.... Coloradogirl!!!!!! That awesome. And The Whitef1re Cr0ssing! That was my fave!!!! YAY!!!!!!!! Can't wait to read it!!!

Holy crap, I think I'm gonna explode this afternoon!!!!

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Congratulations, Coloradogirl!!! Two book deal! Woohoo!
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Old 11-16-2010, 01:30 AM   #10365
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I'm loving all this great news. Congratulations Coloradogirl, Rosiecotton and YAwriter! I think that long stretch of frozen publishers is officially over. Just think what you guys can write in your Christmas cards this year...BOOK DEAL!
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Old 11-16-2010, 01:37 AM   #10366
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Old 11-16-2010, 01:46 AM   #10367
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Holy crap you guys! What an AWESOME DAY IN HELL!!!!!
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Every time I check back in, somebody's got new good news. Congrats Coloradogirl!

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Old 11-16-2010, 02:01 AM   #10369
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Awesome news, Coloradogirl!
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Old 11-16-2010, 02:01 AM   #10370
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Yay for all the good news! Congrats everybody!! Nice to see things moving again. :-)
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*sprinkles congrats dust on EVERYONE*

CONGRATS FOR GETTING DEALS

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Congrats, Coloradogirl! Hell needs the good news and we got it today! YAY!
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Hi coloradogirl - yay for deal news!

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Well, tomorrow's my big day to find out what's happening. Agent says there's lots of stuff going on, but she's been away, so I won't find out until tomorrow. On sub to a number of publishers in Canada, UK and elsewhere. Let's hope the thaw in Hell extends all the way to Ontario!
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