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Okay, so I’m SO SO SO excited for my crit partner Kit Forbes who just signed with an agent: Emily Keyes of the L. Perkins Agency. Seriously, Kit (aka Barb) has such an awesome story and I’ve been waiting anxiously for her to land an agent with this one (seriously LOVE this story).

So if you guys get the chance stop over and say congrats to the lovely Kit Forbes!

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It’s OFFICIAL!! SQUEEE…I have signed with a new agent: Jennifer Mishler of Literary Counsel.

I know some of you might be like WTH, I thought you already had an agent? Well, to keep it short and sweet, we parted ways a couple of months ago. There was no dramatic break-up or anything we just had different visions for my stories/writing. I wanted to stay true to who I was as an author and decided it was time to move on.

All I can say is that Jennifer is FABULOUS and she loves my stories as much as I do. The good thing about going through this before is that I had a VERY good idea of what I wanted/needed this time around. So when I entered the query trenches, I made sure I kept those ideas in the back of my mind.

I remember the first email I received after Jennifer read my full. She told me how much she loved TLOM. She indicated she’d wanted to read through it again to take some notes.

Then came the next email that indicated she wanted to talk with me on the phone (holy wanted to faint at this point). Our call went great (well except for the part where I actually forgot one of my character’s names—LOL, luckily she was cool about that). Jennifer asked if I’d be willing to revise a couple things. I agreed. I did some brainstorming with my crit group on Friday night-Saturday then went to work. I finished the revision up rather quickly then on Weds I got another email indicating she liked the changes and she offered representation. At this point, I had to get with the rest of the agents who had fulls/partials. After some phone calls/emails/chats with agents, Jennifer felt like the best fit. Not only did she “get” my stories, but she knew the YA market.

SO VERY THRILLED to be working with Jenn!

And on a side note, I am blogging at Astraea Press today. If you stop by you’ll be able to see a pic of me dressed as Princess Leia (hehehe). GO STAR WARS!!!!

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This is insane. Seriously. I’m so humbled. I mean, OMG, is this happening? LOL. This has just been the coolest week ever. I’m so excited about the story itself (for The Fairy Godmother Files). And have been wanting to get this in the hand of readers.

I never dreamed that movie peeps would want to read it. So yeah, I still can’t believe it. I’m happy and excited. I know it’ll most likely not happen, but gosh, how AWESOME is to have the interest?

Little me. From small town, Michigan?

Thanks for letting me blather on…lots of prayers/finger crossings/voodoo chants or whatever you believe in! LOL.

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