Are you playing the waiting game?
I am. It can be really frustrating. In November, 2018 I sent my proposal to my assistant agent. It’s for my Bible Characters Through the Ages series. Daniel and Sarah, brother and sister, build a time travel machine and go back to meet the Bible Characters. It’s been fun learning about the times and to see what Sarah and Daniel get into. My imagination really gets to have some fun.
November seems like a really long time ago.
In the publishing world it’s really not that long though. It can take up to nine months for a publisher to get back to you.
It’s hard to remember that we are not the only ones sending in manuscripts and proposals. There’s only so much time in a day for the editors to read through the many proposals they receive. It’s our job to write the most eye-catching proposal we can. Pray before we click send, then find something to do while we wait. Read more “The Waiting Game”