Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Adding Straws

Yesterday was my first day of teaching preschool for the year, and I have a ton of boys this year. In my most disproportionate class, the ratio is 12:4. They all seem like nice boys, though, so hopefully we'll get through the year without too many bumps and bruises. I like boys.

And over the last couple of days, my manuscripts have been returned with lots of notes to help me figure out my next revision. I think it's funny that Jen and Q were nearly within 24 hours of sending them back. I'm hoping to read through both of their notes this week.

But before I get started on my revision, I need to send out a batch of picture book submissions. Time runs out on the exclusive I sent within the next week. That's okay, though. I have a list of over 20 children's publishers who look like they'd be a good fit (who are open to unsolicited manuscripts from writers).

As for the writing challenge I've been participating in, so far we're all reaching our goals, and I don't want to be the one who messes that up. My new story is coming right along.

What have you been working on lately? 

4 comments:

  1. I don't want to mess it up either. And I know that if I give myself permission to skip even one day, it'll be that much easier to skip another day. You two inspire me!

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  2. Hooray for new stories! I'm glad yours is coming along well. I'm hoping to finish a revision in the next few weeks and finally get to start writing my Shiny New Idea. :-)

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  3. Glad you're meeting your goals even with school and teaching starting.

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