Friday, January 20, 2012

Surviving Query Hell: A Pictorial

A Small Sampling:
































































































AND THEN:


21 comments:

  1. This is amazing...and inspires me to keep trying.

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    1. Hopefully it won't take others as long as it took me! Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. Thank goodness for the 'And Then'.

    I really appreciate you putting up this series of posts, Lisa. I hope your agent comes through for you soon. From what I've seen of your writing, it's only a matter of time. Have a good weekend.

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    1. Thanks! I was surprised how much people liked these. Anyway, I hope you're right!!! Have a great one too!

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  3. May we all have an "And Then" moment some day. :)

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  4. Awesome. It only takes one, right? And some of those were actually amazing rejections! Wow. It's nice to see personality in there instead of the form... no thanks. :)

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    1. Yes, it only takes one and you'll get yours someday soon, I am sure! (You're working way too hard not to!)

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  5. I got chills when I read the last one! Oh so fabulous, or should I say damn good!!! Congrats again :)

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  6. I wanted to stand up and cheer when I got to the "And Then." Thanks for sharing this, I felt so emotional reading through the rejections. Even though I knew you eventually found representation, I could still feel my heart sink as I read through these. I absolutely love the "damn good book," that's awesome!

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    1. And that is why Jeanie is my agent! LOL. Thanks for stopping by! (Yes, it was an emotional roller coaster!)

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  7. WOW, that is intense but inspiring. Thanks for sharing!!!

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  8. I have some that sounded positive from the first line, kind of like..."We were excited by your premise", which led me to think it was going to be a good. Then it went on to say..."But in the end we decided to pass..." LOL

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  9. This needs an awesome musical score behind it. It builds up, and I swear I can hear it. Anyhoo, thanks for sharing! You rock! :)

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  10. Pretty soon, all those other agents will be kicking themselves for passing and all of your hard work & Jeanie's dedication will pay off. I can't wait to experience my own "And then."
    Great series, Lisa!

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  11. Holy Schmoly!! Light at the end of the tunnel! You Go Girl!

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  12. Persistence pays. Thanks for the advice and encouragement!

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  13. AT the end, my emotions got the better of me. *blinking furiously*

    Congrats.

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