Tag Archive: submission

Jun
15
2011

Submission Tracking Numbers

Wouldn’t it be nice if submissions had tracking numbers? Could you imagine how much fun it would be for the stalker in all of us to find a nice little eighteen digit number with every “Your submission has been received” email? Then instead of checking our inboxes, voicemail, and spam folder—’cause, hey, you never know …

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May
04
2011

Stalking my Inbox

  I’ve been stalking my inbox for weeks—Weeks! It’s getting very tiresome and yet I continue to check it often. And by often, I mean all the fricken time! I’m currently waiting on final edits, and a cover, and a release date, and hopefully a request for a partial, and hopefully a request for a …

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Mar
23
2011

SOLD! I Finally Got “The Call”

I can barely believe that I’m even writing this post! But it’s true…I got “The Call” last Sat night. Well, in actuality (and lots of you out there already know this first hand) the call is really “The Email.” So, DH and I were waiting for our table at P.F. Chang’s after having been shopping …

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Feb
25
2011

Treading Water

Ever feel like you’re just treading water? Suspended somewhere in the middle—neither reaching the goal you set nor falling short. Yep, that’s me right now. Treading water. Suspended in the middle. I have multiple submissions out, some nibbles on each piece and still I bounce around like a buoy in the open water just waiting. …

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Feb
19
2011

Revisions, Submissions, Ideas — oh my!

  These last few weeks I’ve been busy with revisions on two projects. One was just tinkering and polishing to a gleaming shine. The other was a little more intensive. That one involved adding new scenes—the *fun* kind ;)—and tinkering with the inner conflict of my characters. The end product of both led to a …

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Jan
01
2011

2011, Day One.

It’s good to have goals. My goals for 2011 are pretty simple.   1. Get something published somewhere. Vague, but reasonable. And the most important goal of them all. This will be my year to get The Call. 2. Write a few books targeted to ePublishers. Totally doable. Not sure how many, but as many …

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Nov
23
2010

Into the Holiday Season and the Start of Revisions

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  Today is the last day before Thanksgiving vacation starts for my kids, which means it’s the last day before vacation starts for me too. This year we plan to just celebrate the holiday as a family with a little turkey breast dinner (we don’t eat the dark meat so I buy one of those …

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Oct
13
2010

Exciting News!

I got some very exciting news today… An editor requested to see my novella!! It’s too soon for details, but I’m very excited! Cross your fingers and toes that Ms. Editor likes what she reads! ***Me, happy dancing around my living room!!!***

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Oct
09
2010

On to Project Three

Alright, project one, the single title contemporary is with an agent in partial form. <Fingers crossed Peeps!!> Project two, the contemporary novella is with a beta reader again for a final read through, then it’s off to some e-pubs. I finished the query for it and I’m trying to get the synopsis squared away now. …

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Sep
24
2010

Houston, We Have Liftoff!

Well, it’s been a crazy busy week. I won’t bother with a recap since all of that stuff was in my last post. So I’ll just get to the good stuff… I just received an email from an agent requesting a partial!! Whoo to the Hoo! I know this is just a first step in …

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