Woot Woot Woot! Just heard from Caitlin that she definitely wants to get the book out to the publishers in January. Here's her exact words:
"Yes, I definitely want it to go out in January. Nobody submits this month--the holidays are too distracting and most houses close between Christmas and New Years."
So take that to heart, fellow writers. If you're submitting to publishers, avoid December - it's a dead month in the publishing world.
Meantime, I'll wait for Caitlin's notes (probably) and push to get this done quick so we can start hitting the streets! As my wife said, "Look out 2011! Here we come!"
Optimism is NOT Arrogance
Arrogance is the belief that you are BETTER than others. Optimism is the belief that you have the same CHANCE as others. We all have the chance to achieve our dreams. Don't ever let anyone tell you differently.
I'm starting a new book today with that as the title. "The Strength To Stand Up. Memoirs of an Unemployed Man." People have...
Great time had at the SCBWI conference on Saturday! And a big hello to my friends from that conference who've hopefully joined us here....