Let the bidding war start!
So, you probably already know by know how this story ends… but the journey was fun too.
My wonderful agent submitted the book on 5th March. She seemed upbeat all week. I worked like mad on editing for other people and tried not to think about the book at all.
Then, on the following Monday, my agent emailed with the news I’d been waiting my whole life for: a wonderful publisher had made an offer on the book. Finally, someone wanted my work! Finally, the light at the end of the tunnel… the whole stupid business of writing that I’d had my heart set on since before I could remember was actually going to pan out.
I read the email properly… Claire was confident that there would be more offers: that this was just the first.
Of course I’d hoped for that, who wouldn’t? But I hadn’t really expected it to happen. I…
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