Nudging

Soooo, Hot Shot has been in NY 54 weeks. I emailed Susan Litman 2 weeks ago, on the anniversary. Didn't hear. I emailed her last week, she said she'd go looking. Never got back to me. So do I email her a third time?

At the same time, 2 agents have had my partials since the end of February. Another has had it since the end of March. I emailed the two agents I could find email addresses for. Nothing.

Not that I'm in an all-fired hurry to get rejected, but come on.

Yeah, other than that, I got nothing. Trish did help me with a dilemma with my WIP (yay Trish!) and today is the first day of my chapter's BIAW, so I'm rarin' to go. Those Krispy Kreme donuts didn't hurt, either.

It's Wednesday, so here are the Lost boys.

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12 comments:

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Anonymous said...

Oh geez that's a long time, Mary.

Krispy Kreme donuts are a defintie drawing card }:)

Bonnie

Anonymous said...

That should be definite LoL :)

Bonnie

MaryF said...

Huh. Well. So much for that idea. Susan just rejected Hot Shot in my inbox. She is reading Surface, though.

Mary, crawling to find those KK donuts

J.F. Cossey said...

Sounds to me as though they misplaced it and might not have bothered searching for it if you hadn't followed up -- not good practice, IMO. {{{MARY}}} Out of love and support for you, Bonnie and I shall get and eat a whole box of donuts on your behalf. =)

Anonymous said...

(((((((((((((Mary))))))))))) When I posted on subcare I didn't realize it was HOT SHOT that you were talking about :( You hang in there...it WILL happen!

Bonnie

Michelle said...

Hang in there, Mary! An e-mail rejection?? Awwww, that stinks. Go eat a box of Krispy Kremes. {{{}}}}

I'm hoping for good news about Surface. :)

Elizabeth Kerri Mahon said...

I second that, Mary. They have had your manuscripts for a long time. I had to email an agent to find out if they received my manuscript last year. Lucky for me they requested the full. But waiting is the hard part. I just queried 4 agents today just to say can I send stuff, who knows when I'll hear. Oh, and the agent that requested the full sent me an email rejection too. Oy, I think I need a Krispy Kreme!

Trish Milburn said...

Mary, I'm so sorry about the rejection from Susan. The timing makes me wonder, did she really read it this time? Have you all ever wondered if following up on something that's been at a publisher a long time brings about a rejection so they can get it off their desks? Maybe not, but the thought has crawled through my mind a few times.

And very nice trio of Lost boys. Yum. :)

MaryF said...

Jessie, I think they misplaced it, too. They did the first time it was up there. It was missing for 8 months (before the 12 months after it was revised).

Thanks, Bonnie, Michelle and Trish. Trish, I think Susan's pretty professional, and wouldn't reject it without reading it. I think another problem, beside the whole not-emotional-enough bit was that they bought a smokejumper story very recently. I knew that was not good news.

Elizabeth, last year for an AGENT? That is a long time. Have a donut ;)

Amie Stuart said...

Aw darnit mary that just sucks krispey kremes!!!!

MaryF said...

Thanks, Cece. I'm still a bit stunned.

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