Monthly Archives: May 2011

Agent #39 – Whoever You Are and Whatever You Do

I’ve just submitted my 39th query (plus first three chapters) to an agent who is with a company that…um…well, you see, what they do is…ahhh, that is to say, they’re a company that…um…manages…oh crap. I give up. I really don’t … Continue reading

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Agent #38 – Geography is Irrelevant

I’m starting to rethink the whole “literary agents must be in New York” theory. Yesterday, while I was swerving all over the information superhighway like a kangaroo on magic mushrooms, I came across an agent who I liked the look … Continue reading

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Agent #36 – The Answer To Everything

It appears that I am now in possession of the Answer To Everything. Over the past few days I’ve been battling worserer-than-usual jetlag which, at its worst, has prevented me from thinking straight. I couldn’t face another night of not … Continue reading

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Agent #37 – Plus! Plus! Plus!

It appears this little blog of mine has turned a corner! Someone named J. W. Manus, a writer and fellow WordPress blogger, somehow–I’m really not sure how–found my blog, read it, and liked it enough to click the LIKE button–twice! … Continue reading

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Agent #35 – Especially in an Historical Context

…aaaand we’re back after a break in Australia during which I ate everything in sight, caught up with more than three dozen people in less than two weeks for which I am now paying with hideous jetlag. Tonight’s goal: fall … Continue reading

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Agent #34 – Heydays at William Morris

I have another five or so hours before I’m due to head out the door to LAX for my flight down to Australia tonight. Suitcase-check. Vacuum-check. Pool-check. Make sure those leftover beans and quinoa are eaten before I leave the … Continue reading

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