Today I queried 6 agents for [TEE], after putting off continuing to query for too damn long. It took a couple of hours (I’m all about the checking of attachments, double-checking, triple-checking, freaking out, because OMG you didn’t add page numbering, YOU IDIOT!), but I feel good about it.
In addition to the 10 queries I’d sent out in the first batch, I also sent out an extra one for [TEE]. Right now I’ve received 9 rejections in total. Big bummer, as you can imagine.
I officially started querying UK agents on the 18th of this month, after spending a lot of time researching agents and checking out which ones would be the right fit for me and my manuscript [TEE].
Well, I just wrote (or struggled to write) the first draft of the synopsis (or what passes for a synopsis, I hope) of my manuscript. To be honest, brevity when describing the major events of my manuscript isn’t my strong suit.
I’ve been working through adding my grammatical and spelling (basically language) edits to my second draft of my NaNoWriMo novel [SG]. It’s going steadily, though not as quickly as I’d hoped, because I have to devote much of my time to my thesis.
I’ve been brandishing my red pen for the past couple of weeks during my third revision pass which focuses on spelling and grammar mostly. Clunky writing, missing words, bad punctuation, those sorts of things as well. Continue reading