“I’m just not enthusiastic enough about the concept of your story to feel that I’d be the right agent for the project.”

The repsonse was extremly quick and an easy rejection. As promised,  this is an update on my finding an agent to represent my latest novel, Tug. It’s a good story but a concept that maybe be hard to sell. Afterall we live in a time where criminals have no sympathy, and so what if there’s an underlying conspiracy by repeating offenders to force petty first time arrestees into a life of submission. A life of incarceration to satisfy a predator’s selfish needs. How would you like to be caught up in that nightmare?

I’m working on a new pitch to sell. I know, I know, I should be hiding my face somewhere, shamed about the rejection. But shamed I’m not. It’s a business and if an agent says she doesn’t feel she’s right for the project, then so be it, I’d want my agent to love it! In all, including rejection, I am really grateful for the extremely fast response. Bravo! She’s on my list and I will submit future queries to her, and one day if my work catches her keen eye I’ll know I have a winner. I’m not stalking just asking.

About Ann Simpson
Ann Simpson lives in Falmouth, Virginia near the Civil War Battlegrounds of Historic Fredericksburg. Most of her paranormal writing takes place in the early morning before the family wakes and the spirits rest. She loves to write and read paranormal mysteries, suspense and drama. Book one of the Dark Guests Series, The Genealogist's Guests, was published in October 2013. Ann is currently writing book two, of which she may title, Megan's Heritage, sounds great...I just came up with it. I think I'll keep it!

2 Responses to Rejected

  1. petedenton says:

    I wouldn’t be shamed. Far from it. Well done on having your work ready to submit. They weren’t the right fit. Hopefully the next one will be.

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