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Guess What? I HAVE AN AGENT!!!!!!!


OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! *deep breaths* OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG !!!!
Yes, it actually happened....



*twirls around in a circle*
This has happened so fast, I can barely believe it.  I came back from RWA Nationals at the beginning of the month with my list of the top five agents I wanted to query. I signed up for Query Tracker, sent out the letters, and settled in for the wait. I'd been down the road with my first novel and prepared myself for the long haul.
Well, I totally didn't need to spend that money for that QueryTracker premium membership (although, I highly recommend it--great program) because...
Two weeks later, I got an offer of representation from none other than ...
The fabulous Sara Megibow of the Nelson Literary Agency!!!!!
Needless to say, I accepted. She had great things to say about my book and has terrific input on how to make it even stronger. I'm so looking forward to working with her.
Now, my head is still spinning, so I apologize that this post is neither insightful nor coherent. I promise I will totally go in to details about how it all happened, how blogging played a part, which book I was querying, and what's going on now.  
Right now, though, I'm too busy doing this....


**Today's Theme Song**
"Beautiful Day" - U2
(player in sidebar, take a listen)


Reader Comments (139)

Whoot!! Whoot!! I knew it you would make it. After I read those sample chapters for you, I was in awe of your talent. Way to go!!


August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJustine Dell

Congratulations!! Not surprised in the least, and very happy for you!! :D

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterShelley Sly

Huge, huge, HUGE congrats! Fingers crossed for a quick sale!

Angela @ The Bookshelf Muse

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAngela Ackerman

I'm so happy for you! :)

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNatalie

Congratulations! That is so awesome and I'm happy for you.

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDawn Embers

Congratulations!!! I never had any doubts, but I'm still so happy for you!!

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSummer


August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJust Margaret


August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMeredith


August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie McGee

Oh fantastic! What fab news - yeay! :)

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJayne

WOO-HOO! That's awesome. I'm so excited for you!

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterj.leigh.bailey


What a great agent- both you and Sara are lucky gals!

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie Thornton

That is so awesome! Congrats, congrats, congrats!

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLydia Kang

Amazing! What great news. And you made it look so easy!

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJenna Wallace

Congrats! That's wonderful. :)

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNicole Zoltack

Congratulations! That's awesome, and even more awesome that it happened so quickly! Yay!!

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDanielle

Awesome Roni!

I'll Carlton dance for you too :)


August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDonna Hole

Congratulations! I knew it was only a matter of minutes! Your talent is so HUGE!

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterHeather Hawkinson

That is awesome. So great to hear good news. Congratulations.

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPatti

THAT is a big bucket of awesome, right there. Congrats, Roni! Can't wait to hear the next bit of good news: a book deal.

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKLM

Congratulations!! That's great news!!! Fingers are crossed for a book deal to come your way now! :)

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmalia T.

Congratulations!!! So happy for you! :)

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAbby Annis

Look at you being all fantastic and whatnot!!! I am so excited for you, seriously! :)

P.S. The Carlton Dance made my day. I love that character. hehe

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStef

Just awesome! Congratulations!

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJeannie

I'm doing the Carlton dance with you! FANTASTIC NEWS! You totally deserve it! :)

August 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBeth Mann

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