Monday, September 27, 2010

Yay! Ready to Mail!


It's seven o'clock in the evening and, after one very long week, I just sealed the envelopes. Tomorrow I go to the post office and send off my submissions to the editors with crossed fingers.


It took longer to rewrite the synopsis but it's shorter, tighter, and much better so it was worth the effort. I'm not sure how long before I receive a response, but that's okay. It's out there again, looking for a home. Now I can visit blogs and find out what all of you have been doing.

28 comments:

  1. Catherine, I do hope this is it for this book! Revisions take so much time, and then yes, we look at them later and think on my gosh, will I ever get this right?! Good luck! Good luck! I'll be anxious to hear what happens.
    Ann

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  2. Wishing you luck and positive responses.

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  3. Yay! Happy trails to the manuscript!

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  4. Yay! Good luck with the MS, Catherine!

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  5. Keeping my fingers and toes crossed for you and your lucky manuscripts!

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  6. Fingers crossed, Catherine. You must have felt great when you sealed those envelopes!

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  7. Go, Catherine! Good luck, good luck, good luck!!!! :D

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  8. Fingers crossed for you. I have a new book on submission, so I know exactly where you're at right now!

    Let the waiting begin...

    Angela @ The Bookshelf Muse

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  9. Well sending positive vibes over your way to go off with the envelopes. Hope all goes well, and you don't have to wait too long. :)

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  10. Thanks, everyone, for the well wishes!

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  11. Such a good feeling. And so much postage, and so tricky to calculate, even going to the PO website. Is the envelope truly "of uniform thickness" or should it go package rate? I can see why you go to the PO instead of trying to cobble together the appropriate amount from a suite of stamps of varying denominations! (Love the art deco $1 stamps, though!)

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  12. Going to the P.O. is so much easier and when the line is too long, I love using the automatic mailer that prints out the stamp:)

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  13. Congratulations on getting your submission in the mail--may they love it at first sight!

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  14. Yay! It's good to finally let it out there. I find I can revise every single time I read mine, so at some point just have to do it.
    Thanks for your awesome comment! Someone mentioned after I sent them, duh, I'm supposed to sign them! I'm so lame.

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  15. Terry, don't worry about not signing them, each of them will know they came straight from you. The personal note you wrote is the keeper :) Someday when you are famous I'll show it to everyone and they'll go "GEE, you're so lucky!"

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  16. Best of luck sending your baby out into the world!

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  17. Catherine, are you making a funny? Gee is the command to go right in dogsledding. lol

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  18. Wow - that's an awesome feeling to be done, to know you've done a wonderful job, and to get it in the mail. Congratulations!

    Amy

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  19. Congratulations on your submissions and best of luck!!

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  20. Wow, good for you! Let's hope that all your hard work pays off.

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  21. Yay! I am so excited for you! Literally, my stomach tightened when I read your post. Good luck!!! :)

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  22. Wow, I thought submissions these days were mostly via email. I am still far from this stage! But exciting to see others bravely testing the waters. Hoping for good news for you! Loved your previous post, too, about revisions.

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  23. Hi Catherine...all the best. My fingers are crossed for you. Waiting for the good news!

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  24. Good luck! I so hope to be doing this soon, too!

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