Tuesday, June 29, 2010

(Late) Teaser Tuesday

There are worse things in life than failing out of college- such as having your parents receive the letter that you�ve been kicked out.

Now to appease her parents, self-proclaimed sorority princess Libby Gentry is packing up her Prada bad and heading to work for her great aunt's newspaper in tiny Elsbury, Louisiana. She's pretty sure she can tackle the swamp and deal with her great aunt and tomboy of a little cousin, but what she doesn't know is if she can handle is the local town playboy Blaine Crabtree. Throughout the roller coaster ride of young love, Libby and Blaine take every twist and turn from a bar brawl with an ex, crazy co-workers with orthopedic shoes, jealous little cousins and run-ins with the law. Can their relationship survive Blaine's reluctance to say the L-word, and when he finally says it, it may be too late.
That would be your teaser for MY PAPER HEART.  Still on submission.  A rejection today did get me down, but I got to keep on going.  I talked to a friend today and she put it this way, "It's kind of like having a child.  I mean there is alot of work and sacrafice that goes into it, but in the end it's worth it."
Now granted I actually don't know if I can physically have children, but it does make sense.  MY PAPER HEART is like my first born.  I love this manuscript so freaking much that it's insane, and it truly does just take one agent to love it as much as I do.
I'm also freaking out because I forgot THE MOST IMPORTANT PART of a query the other day...the salutation.  Oh yeah the "Dear Ms. Agent."  I feel like a big doof.  I do have a little personalized blurb at the bottom, but ughhhhh.  I feel like I should send something and be like "Hey I'm sorry that I forgot that, I feel horrible."  We'll see when and if I do it.
In other news...I'm bummed about the rejection so I can't sleep and I need to sleep because work is busy.
Enjoy my teaser...give advice...find me an agent...
The punching bag


  1. Don't send an email pointing out that you messed up. From what I hear, they really don't like that. You not saying her name was better than you saying the wrong one, and either way it's not the end of the world and won't get you a rejection. Breathe.

    And woo! Stay positive! :)

  2. Yeah...lol after posting this I got three more requests from agents. Sorta feeling like a rockstar. (Not bragging just like whoa).


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