Thursday, July 21, 2011

Ten weeks, five days and counting...Not that I'm keeping track or anything

I went back and checked my submission date to Samhain. May 7, 2011 -- meaning that it has been ten weeks, five days... yeah, you got that part already. I haven't heard a thing. I know at this point it's a "no news is good news" kind of thing, because if it was a rejection I'm more likely to have heard by now. But I haven't heard anything, so it's still potentially a "no."

Honestly I don't mind if I get a negative response, because it was my FIRST submission, and still means that I've cleared that hurdle!

Also, a big thanks to Ju and Mel Teshco for the contest that one me one of Mel's backlist novellas. Woot!

Still in the midst of our cross-country move. I leave in (gulp) five days, for a (big gulp) solo 36-hour drive! I'm looking for good podcasts to download, because after singing for 12 hours straight I'm going to need something else to keep me awake!

What do you do on long drives to keep you entertained? That is... not falling asleep.


  1. Good-luck with your querying. Also the best of luck with the cross country moving. You are very brave.

    Personally I hate driving for long periods of time because I suffer from motion sickness, but music always works for me.

  2. Stay strong. I sent many a query and only heard back from a small percentage. I guess most places think they are too busy to bother but I call it bad business.

    Best of luck with your move. It's terrifying and exciting at the same time.

    I love long drives. I actually find it relaxing. I mostly listen to music but I do like the quiet sometimes and find I can think about my characters. I use a combination of drinks and candy to keep me awake.

    Have fun!

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