Thursday, November 15, 2007


So I got a very nice rejection from an agent who read 100 pages of my book. She said I write well.

That was really nice to hear.

She said it starts too fast.

Maybe my first instinct of how it should start--with a rather lenghty (2 pages) description of Kate through a description of her relationship with books was the right thing. The agent said she needed to feel more connected to Kate before the action started. I have been concerned about this.

She said the constant references to fairtyales were relentless. I can't change that. That's the point of the book in some ways.

So we'll have to see.

At least I know it's not because I can't write.

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