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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Some Agent should pick me up...

These comments just keep coming, though no one is listening...
Got this comment from Brian G Chambers on authonomy.com, his book 'Mary's Magic Muffins & Other Tales for Children' is running up to the Editor's Desk at the moment (rank: 20). I backed his book to help him there, so he read a bit of 'Man by a tree', and this is what he said...

Hi Dani
What can I say. I love it, I love it. The humour and wit hits you right from the off. A great, and original piece of writing here. I read to the end of chapter 10, and couldn't help smiling all the way. There is nothing I can fault with this. It is writing at its best. If I were you I wouldn't waste my time on here trying to make it to the desk. I would find myself an agent right away. You are clearly a very clever writer, so you should have these stories (I take it for granted that the others you have written are as good as this) out there so that the world can read them. You will have a huge following. Full stars from me.
Brian. 


This kinda thing makes me believe in humanity again...:-) ...but my sales are still the same as before...:-(

...but hey! One new fan a day...keeps the bridge at bay...?? Can't wait to launch 'Manna-X'

2 comments:

  1. I've been thinking the same as Brian! Isn't it about time you got an agent? All the competitions and tweets are great for getting your name out there, but your writing's good enough to be placed in the arena with the big boys. What's stopping you?

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    1. I used to submit (wherever possible because 99% of publishers are closed for submissions), but all I ever got was this...
      "Your book has no potential in today's current market."
      ...which translated means...
      "We're not going to spend any time or money on a book written by a 'nobody', but we will market a piece of shit written by a 'someone'."
      Nowadays you need to 'get a name' before a publisher or agent picks you up. I'm in a Catch-22 situation.

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