Rolling With the Unexpected

Last Saturday, I posted a blog about setting deadlines

Well, I just had my previous deadline completely blown out of the water.

The unexpected happened.

I got a request for a book that I pitched last month—quite frankly on a whim. I know lucky…And, it would be if it was completely ready to go. But right now I feel frantic.

It’s not. I have some editing to do. I have about four thousand words I need to delete and some facts to change. But I plan to get the thing up to snuff by this time next week.

To be honest, I expected the book to be rejected.  Why?  Because it has not been submitted anywhere else. When I had an agent, she’d read it, but did nothing with it. She said she liked it, but wasn’t sure where to submit it. And since getting the book back, I haven’t had time to do anything with it. I was dealing with getting A Hunter’s Angel editor-requested edits done and A Hunter’s Blade written. I’m esatic to get a full request on the very first time it’s been shopped around.

Now, hopefully she’ll want to contract it.

After I get it ready to submit…

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6 thoughts on “Rolling With the Unexpected

  1. Congrats again!!! You’re on a roll!

  2. Good luck! It’s nice to get little surprises like that, though, isn’t it?

  3. Congratulations! You can do it and it will be wonderful!

  4. You can do it! Congrats on the request…this is a wonderful time Sara…go with the flow and enjoy it!

  5. those surprises are the best kind! you’ll whip that baby into shape – I just know it! It’s a great story. 🙂

  6. Thanks guys… I am excited about it and am working on getting it done. I’m hoping she thinks it’s a great story too….

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