Thursday, 4 October 2007

Look what parcel force just delivered...



Hoorah - at last! Am just going to have a quick sit down and a flick through before I start editing.

Honest! It's...um...research and...er...motivational ;o)


p.s. Another reason to be cheerful... Two fridges left home today. I am now mother to just the one fridge rather than THREE. Hooray!

7 comments:

hellojed said...

Hurray! I got mine a few weeks ago!

Leatherdykeuk said...

Huzzah!
I got Pratchetts new book today. Not quite so work-related!

Bernadette said...

I got mine last week and started looking through listings of agents - so many places to get rejected by! (Joke - I hope). Seriously, reading all the info about submission letters etc looked pretty scary, along with comments like 'they can spot an amateur a mile off'. Well, so what? We all have to start somewhere and as long as we try to give a good representation of our work in as 'professional' a manner as we can manage, surely they won't be put off by a first timer - will they?
Anyway, I ringed a few and will look through some websites soon and think about the letter - just as soon as I restart the edit!

Leigh said...

Their new (searchable) website is finally online, too; although having tried to register I find that it isn't actually working yet.
Hey-ho...

Nichola said...

I bought mine as soon as it was released. Beginning of September, I think it was...

One thing you may be interested in if you're submitting to the PFD agency. There have been big changes there and a lot of resignations so you'll need to double check if the agent you're submitting to is still there.

Dammit, why did they all have to leave AFTER the W&A had been published? How damned inconvenient...

SallyQ said...

I've had my WAYB for a few weeks now. With any luck the new site will update more regularly so that if there are any changes, we get to know about it.

Aw, the fridges have left home. You'll be suffering from what we in the know call the Empty Icebox Syndrome. Did you ask them to write? Warn them to always use protection etc? It's a tough world out there for a naive fridge.

CTaylor said...

Hellojed - it's good isn't it. Makes you feel ever more determined.

Leather - every new book arrival is a reason to celebrate! When A&W Yearbook arrived I also received a copy of "How I Live Now" by Meg Rosoff (I'd read loads of good reviews) and Metamorphosis and other short stories by Kafka (a bargain at £1.30 and it pushed my amazon basket up to just over £15 so I got free delivery!)

Bernadette - I was actually quite surprised by how FEW agents there were, particularly fiction agents. I'd expected 100s and 100s and there weren't nearly that many.

Leigh - thanks for that. I'll take a look soon.

Nichola - yeah, I read about PFD. It all seems a bit up in the air at the moment.

Sally - Empty icebox syndrome and naive fridges. I love it!