I got an offer from Permuted Publishing! A three book deal for Under a Broken Sun, which is pretty exciting!
So why am I not bouncing off the walls?
Because I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I'M DOING!
Is it a good offer? A bad offer? What do I look for when signing my rights away?
The challenge of being a self-published author.
I'm searching for agents, but if you go to an agent with a publisher in hand, they're less likely to work with you, especially if it's a smaller niche publisher like Permuted (they are strictly post-apocalytpic). Plus an agent knows the big boys - Simon & Schuster, etc, which means bigger advances.
In other words, I don't want to jump at the first person expressing interest.
BUT, do I risk turning them down just to have them disappear? And then maybe never get another offer again?
WHAT TO DO!?!?
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Oh well. Book 2 calls. WRITE ON!
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