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Any new updates on the sales at Evernight Teen?

Anyone? I just got a contract offer. I replied yesterday to the acceptance email asking to see the contract--it seemed as though the reply went to the manuscript submission address, and I haven't gotten the contract yet.
 
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Signed a contract with them on 4/12. (60 days after submission, for those wondering about time.) Immediately received information from the marketing person, including a "Coming Soon" cover for my book and a badge for my website. Also invitations to join various Facebook groups. Still waiting to hear from an editor, but I'm guessing I'm in a queue somewhere . . . I did also receive and return a cover art document so (I'm guessing) they can begin work on the actual cover. For now I'm hopeful, though as the silence stretches I get more nervous that I've fallen through some cracks somewhere . . .
 

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You will find that if you email them to ask any questions they are very quick to respond. I have published many times with them and have never had any major issues.
 

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Very easy to work with, very straightforward. They're very nice too. I've had two books with them so far, and one in the making (still waiting on the first round of edits, it'll be the first book of a series.) They sell really well and they're never late about payments. I've loved working with them with my books - especially when cover time comes around, they have such a good cover artist! :)

Would recommend them to anyone looking to write romance! :)
 

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Thanks, everyone, for the encouragement. I finally had to send a note today just to ask what was up since I hadn't heard anything since signing the contract. They told me my book is in editing and they'll send it to me when it's done. Just feels weird to me that an editor never got in touch to introduce him- or herself. But maybe that will come after the first round of edits.
 

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Thanks, everyone, for the encouragement. I finally had to send a note today just to ask what was up since I hadn't heard anything since signing the contract. They told me my book is in editing and they'll send it to me when it's done. Just feels weird to me that an editor never got in touch to introduce him- or herself. But maybe that will come after the first round of edits.

IIRC, I never got an email from the editor themselves. All emails from Evernight came through the same e-mail account. The editor's "introduction" was the first comment in my rtf file in the first round of edits, sent through the general email account. I have two ROTGs (Romance on the Go) with them and only had light editing for both.
 

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Are they accepting submissions right now? Last time I checked their website, there wasn't a submissions page for adult fiction, but I believe there was one for YA.

Been thinking about submitting to them.
 

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I have never received an email from an editor either and I have several ROTGs with them. That's just not the way they work there. The edits come through the publisher's email address. I've never talked to an editor separately.
 

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I've waited anywhere from two weeks to a month to receive edits. Don't worry, they'll come. And... What everyone else said. Easy to work with. Responsive to questions. Pay on time.
 

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I have never received an email from an editor either and I have several ROTGs with them. That's just not the way they work there. The edits come through the publisher's email address. I've never talked to an editor separately.

Good to know. Thanks! I know every publisher is probably different, and this is only my second time out with a publisher (as a writer; I used to work as an editor for a publisher, and we had a different system too). I'll try to stop biting my nails and focus on my current WIP while I wait.
 

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I've worked with several other publishers as a writer and Evernight is the only one who does it that way from the ones I work with, so it does take some getting used to for sure!
 

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Just received my first round of edits, and as someone mentioned in a previous post, the editor introduced herself in the first comment. Some wonky style rules (to my way of thinking, but every publisher is different, and I haven't worked as an editor in a while now so maybe I'm not up on my trends), but nothing horrendous so far. Then again, I've only done the first chapter! They've given me two weeks to get through it so . . . :whip:
 

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Hi All, newbie here though I've lurked off and on for a few years. I just signed my contract with Evernight Teen! I've read great things about them so I'm looking forward to working with them. My release date is September 2016! My previous publisher took a year and a half to get my book out. What a difference!
 

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Yes. They like to move fast so make sure you have a clear as possible schedule for your edits or you won't get them done.
 
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Got an acceptance from Evernight yesterday for their New Adult line!!!! I'm so excited, but am going to wait a day or two before looking over the contract so my head is clear. Congrats, NewJerseyWriter!!!!!
 

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Same to you! I'm looking forward to getting my story out there! Best of luck to us both! I reviewed the contract and found it to be similar to my previous small press. Evernight just moves super fast in comparison!