All posts tagged: Querying Agents and Editors

Stay in Your Lane

Yesterday was a good day. I drove to meet with an editor from a publishing house, who was attending a conference downtown, and who really loves Southern fiction, women’s fiction, and romance. She left our meeting with all three of my books–her idea, and not the one I pitched to her. She just wanted to read them. I felt guilty adding weight to her suitcase. I’d brought them to show her my previously published work. A couple hours earlier, I’d gotten an email from an agent who said she really wanted to work with me and could we talk? Well, sure we could, just after I finished up with this awesome editor. So, as I navigated downtown traffic, I got a call from a top agent offering representation. Finally. I was in the car on my way to a book signing with my buddy, and fellow author, Karen White, who is kind enough to let me ride on her coattails from time to time. So, good day all around. But, not many days are like …