Posts Tagged ‘rejection’

Rejection + Comments = Love

Like a lot of things in my frantic world, this is long overdue.

I got a rejection card from Houghton Mifflin, oh…a month or so ago, but I just didn’t have the heart to talk about it. And it’s not because I had all my last hopes for THE SHORT BUS JOURNAL riding on their thumbs up or thumbs down. …

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Got an e-mail from the agent I was hoping was ‘the one’ today.

Writer-Insider Factoid: When you get an e-mail from an agent who has a full copy of your book, it’s not good news. It usually means they’re not going to snap you up and find that multi-book deal.

Such was the case today. It sounds like she liked …

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Notes From The Tail-End Of Monday

Not much structure to this post. I just thought I’d slap some stuff up here just so it doesn’t seem like I’m letting this bloggy blogg fall into ruin.

  • Proposal stuff – Remember how I contacted that editor from the place that’s publishing my first wee book Patrick’s Super Socks? Well…she got back to me and gave me the green

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Movie Magic & More

Well, Tappies, I’m on the back-end of a loooong 3 day movie shoot and I gotta tell you, this acting business isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Here’s a quick recap of the days.

Day 1: Took place in what looked like a haunted parking garage in St. Paul. It was my character’s BIG SCENE. What does that mean? …

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Good Times, Bad Times, You Know I’ve Had My Share…

Hiya Kiddos,

Well, I wish I was slapping up a new post up here to say that I got snapped up for agent representation over the weekend, but…I didn’t. In fact, the agent (HR) I thought was a ‘lock’ (if there is such a thing) was kind enough to let me down easy before the long weekend. She sent me …

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So Maybe Not So Much


I ended up getting that rejection from Michael Bourret this morning, which led me to realize a couple of things:

1. He must’ve REALLY been intrigued by the concept of my book. There are people that’ve been waiting for months to hear back from him and as far as I can tell, they’re still waiting.

2. He probably read …

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