Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Waiting for the VIQ response

Veerry busy today. I'm working an outline (and cooking up evil mean girl tricks for a book...) and writing an article for Children's Writer. Yep, that big batch of queries I sent out at the end of April is starting to come back. Trickling, thankfully, but still coming. I've got a few windows open on my protesting laptop and am switching back and forth between the article, my outline and Dreamweaver for the new Website I'm designing for fall launch.

I got the SCBWI LA summer conference brochure yesterday. The line up looks fantastic! Wow. It's neat to "know" so many people on the speaking list and it sounds like it'll be a blast. Is anyone going? The date doesn't look as if it'll work for me, but I'll be reading lots of attendees' blogs to get the scoop.

I started blogging today as a distraction to keep myself from chasing down the mailman. I sent a VIQ (very important query) to a big, glossy teen mag about a month ago and I'm trying not to check the mail the second it is put into the box. The mailman prob thinks I'm a stalker because yesterday I almost took the mail from his hands to see if my VIQ had a response.

*dashes off to mailbox*


PJ Hoover said...

The line up for the conference does look great this year, but timing won't work for me. But it ought to be a good one!
Have fun waiting :)

Alyson Noel said...

I know how you feel, there are days when I'm practically stalking my mailman, waiting for very important piece of mail to arrive!
Hope it comes soon!

Angela Ackerman said...

Here's hoping you wait is a short one, with a great end result! :-)

Jessica Burkhart (Jess Ashley) said...

It does sound great, PJ.

Ooh, Alyson. Another mailman stalker. :)

Thanks, Angela!

Anonymous said...

i remember my visit to la/scbwi
everyone: do all you are able to make it happen
jessica kudos on your work ethic, contracts & forthcoming events

jg annino

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