Psst. Yeah, You. I Have Agent News!

This is so exciting! I was with her, spooning out queso on a plate, when she got the email setting up the phone call. While she was cautiously optimistic that this was THE CALL, I was exuberantly certain. And now I am flaily and joyous.

confessions of a fangirl

I’ve been on the query roller coaster to find an agent for a few years now. More years than I’d like to admit, but that’s life. It started with my first definitely-not-ready-to-query manuscript that I was so damn proud of. Looking back, I’m not at all surprised that I only got a few full requests and mostly form rejections. Parts of it were good. Most if it was not.

But I learned so much from that book. How to create well-rounded, relatable characters, how to develop a more exciting plot, how to hone my voice. I also learned how to move on from a book that’s going nowhere.

Fast forward to 2014. I finally became a published author. I caught the eye of a small digital-first publisher in an online contest and publishing LOVE AND CUPCAKES became a reality. But I still desperately wanted an agent. I wanted a champion…

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2 thoughts on “Psst. Yeah, You. I Have Agent News!

    1. Rebekah

      This is proof that great writers do get agents. That an agent can understand your writing and want to champion it. And perseverance does play off. ❤

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