I missed the Southeastern Writers Conference this year. Money and time restraints would not allow it. Nonetheless, I feel the need to shoutout to the many people with whom I have spent wonderful trips to St. Simon’s Island.
These include but are not limited to:
Emily Sue and Lee Harvey (and family!)
Tim and Sheila Hudson
Cappy Hall Rearick
Zhanna P. Rader
Brian Jay Corrigan (and family!)
Jimmy Carl Harris
Thank you all so much for your guidance, support, and friendships through these last few years. I doubt you know how much of a blessing you have been.
Sorry for the delay. I have to do my summering sometime. I am 18, after all.
Well, I have an update. I haven’t queried for a month because the literary agent considering my work required a period of exclusivity. Very annoying to someone with a time schedule. However, working with her was a pleasant experience. Around 40 days passed since I sent her the partial, so I emailed asking for an update. She responded quickly with a thoughtful and positive review (strong preface, engaging narrative), and even went so far as to ask that I query her with future ideas. This project, however, wasn’t perfect for her.
Who is she? Mollie Glick of Foundry Media. The cool thing about my experience with this agent was getting to meet her. She was the agent-in-residence at the Southeastern Writer’s Workshop Conference this year, so I got to sit down and talk with her about my writing about the industry. She had not read my chapters yet when I spoke with her, but it was a bonus to get that face time.
Sorry I haven’t posted the review yet. I promise they will come. As soon as the summer funk wears off.
More later! ❤