Wednesday, 6 May 2009

Eeek!

In the middle of a tidal wave of work deadlines and after one of my worst workdays ever I was stopped in my tracks this morning by... a request for a full manuscript of my novel! And it was from an actual agent, not my mum or anyone :o)

Totally over-excited now and completely unable to concentrate on the finer points of Renaissance Art wot I am meant to be researching.

Yippee - it is only a tiny fairy footstep but at least it's in the right direction

12 comments:

Queenie said...

Cor wow fab that's fantastic! I know it doesn't mean you're home and dry, but it's a terrific move forward. Fingers crossed!

HelenMHunt said...

Woo hoo! How exciting. Well done you!

Calistro said...

Ooooh how exciting! That means you've definitely done something right and, in my experience, if one agent has asked for the full others will follow in time.

Crossing everything you get a "I want to sign you!" phone call very soon. Or equally a "Just make these tiny tweaks and I'll sign you" call (my experience!).

Either way you should be very, very proud of yourself - as my agent told me, they only ask for a full if they see potential and saleability in your book.

Bernadette said...

That's not a tiny step - that's massive! Well done you - I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for an excellent response.

Honeysuckle said...

Good luck!

Karen said...

Ooh, that's thrilling news!! What a morale booster too. I'll be keeping everything crossed for you :o)

Leigh said...

Oh, God. I can't believe I missed this news (through being in the middle of a tidal wave of deadlines, minus the request for a full manuscript...) Well done! Congratulations! Fingers crossed!

Glynis said...

I am so glad you can't see my green face! ;0 Well done, I bet you can't settle down and get butterfly tummy with excitement, I know I would.

Fionnuala Kearney said...

First time here and what a post to read. Well done you. Fingers crossed.

Karen said...

Okay, so I've double-checked your photo and you definitely haven't got curly hair. I'm offically going mad!

Lovely to meet you though :o)

Jumbly Girl said...

aargh not only have I not been blogging but I have also failed to respond to your lovely comments - how rude! So sorry. So a BIG thank you to you all for your kind words and I will keep you posted!

Maddie Moon said...

Wow, I've just caught up with this, fantastic news! Keeping everything crossed for you.