A couple of days ago I sent out my second batch of queries to literary agents in the UK for [TEE]. The total number of queries I’ve sent out is now 20.
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.
So, I’ve gotten two rejections for [TEE] so far. Two very nice rejections, but rejections nonetheless. I mean, I should’ve known, because every writer everywhere says you’ll go through rejections before you get to acceptance and offers of representation, but it still sucks.
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].
So, NaNoWriMo [SG] is under way and I’m doing quite well. Let’s hope I can keep this up! I do feel that I haven’t really been challenged yet, mainly because I have two papers to hand in sometime mid-December, but I haven’t started writing them yet (yeah, I know, that’s not like me at all). My supervisor hasn’t given me feedback on a proposal yet and I need to write my papers about a subject similar to or related to that proposal’s subject. So if he could get on that, that would be great. Continue reading
I always wonder, especially when I’m editing/rewriting my work, how I know whether or not it’s good enough. I mean, I know it’s not at the level of my favourite authors, but I find it reads pleasantly enough. But then, it’s my work. Of course I’m going to think it’s good enough. I worry about this, especially when it comes to my novel. Continue reading