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Another Rejection

Well, I sent off my 3 obligatory chapters to a literary agency and received yet another rejection. At least it was quieck. How fast do these guys read? The 3 chapters  covered around 80 pages (out of a 400 page manuscript), yet the whole process took just 5 days including the weekend. Yes, ok, it’s a fast turn-around – but you can’t help wondering how much time was actually spent giving due thought to the submission in the round – and ye, I did make a preliminary enquiry with the agency as to whether they would be willing to look at my work. Their response was that they would be happy to but that I should not expect a response inside 7 weeks! So either the reviewer is extremely efficient and made his deliberations fully and considerately in record time, or …..

March 27, 2007 Posted by | Rejection | Leave a comment