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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Thus insuring that nothing will ever be accomplished today (Agent News)

I just saw my contract and it says on it... that I am indeed REPRESENTED!!!!!!!!

My agent is Sarah Yake of Frances Collin Literary Agency.

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

*cue crying*

For those that don't know, this has been a long two and a half years for me, and I just wanted to give up on traditional publishing just a month ago. I should know by now how important the journey is, though....

Okay, I'll post the actual story in another post when I can gather up the scattered pieces of my brain.

I'm so completely excited. It's been a week and a day since I sent her Secrets of Skin and Stone. It's been a week since she emailed me saying she couldn't put it down. It's been a long five days since she offered representation... but I've had to hold off announcing. (I know... most of you guys had guessed or harassed information out of me. LOL. Still, pretend to be surprised... use your wide, shocked eyes.)

I AM REPRESENTED!!!!!!! *dances in circles while screaming and crying*

68 comments:

  1. CONGRATULATIONS WENDY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    No more queries!!!!!!

    *cues big Broadway dance number!*

    HUGS AND HUGS AND ENORMOUS HUGGGGSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. So happy for you! Amazing news. :)

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  3. I AM SO HAPPY FOR YOU AHHHH!!!!!! :D :D :D
    *HUGS AND DANCES AND HUGS*

    This is so fantastically awesome :)

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  4. *wide, surprised eyes*

    Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *grabs Wendy's hand and spins her around*

    CONGRATS!!!!! :oD

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  5. I know this feeling! This is a good feeling!

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  6. Congratulations! It's exhilerating, isn't it? It happened for me not that long ago, and I can still hardly believe it some days! Hurray!

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  7. HOLY COW! That's so cool!

    Congratulations, Wendy!

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  8. Thank you so much, everyone!!!!! I swear I haven't taken a breath for like an hour now. LOL. *passes out*

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  9. Congratulations! What terrific news!!!

    Eventually you will come back down to earth, but for now enjoy every moment...

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  10. *faking wide and surprised eyes* :)

    Congratulations!!! Ever since I saw your post a couple of weeks back about voice, I *knew* you had it in you to do this. Your voice is that fan-freaking-tastic. :)

    Hugs and Happy Dance!!!

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  11. Aww... thanks, Jami! That's so sweet.

    Thanks, Natalie and Laura. *hugs*

    You guys are so awesome... I'm about to start bawling again.

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  12. *gasps* Points to sidebar at Tina's blog. Tina, you rock sooooooo much. *hugs*

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  13. Yay yay yay! Congrats Congrats Congrats! OMG OMG OMG! I'm So incredibly excited for you. You TOTALLY deserve this!

    AND I LOVE THE TITLE! OMG!

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  14. I knew this day would come! I am SO incredibly happy for you. You deserve this. You are an amazing writer and a fantastic person, and I just all-around adore you.

    SQUEEspice!! Congrats.

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  15. This is so wonderful! I just congratulated you on Diana's blog, but I didn't realize she was talking about were THIS Wendy. Ladybugs Wendy! I've been following you forever. This is just fantastic news! You've made it to the agented rung of the ladder--not many of us do!

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  16. ROAR!!!!
    Congratulations to you. I am sooooooo delighted.

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  17. *stares at Wendy with wide shocked eyes*

    *gasps* HOLY CRAP!!! *faints*

    Seriously though, I'm very happy for you. Can't wait to see what happens next!

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  18. Yes! This is the best! I'm glad I didn't jinx you last week! Now I can really say congratulations!

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  19. Wow, and I just came to check out your blogfest entry. Congrats, Wendy!!! :D

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  20. Just in case you didn't get the tweet I just sent you, I'm using every form of social networking to say, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

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  21. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! You so deserve this! I hope you're eating all of the candy in your house and throwing a solo dance party in celebration :D :D

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  22. This is the best news ever! Congrats!

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  23. Wow!!! So happy for you!! Congratulations!!

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  24. WHAT??!!! *eyes wide open with huge cheesy grin** 8D How wonderfully awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She has found a tremendous writer in you!!!! Lucky agent.

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  25. Beautifulness! Big fat hugs and double-wide slice of triple chocolate mint cheesecake for you, lady!

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  26. HOLY WOW!!! Look at all of you!!! *sniffs* Oh my heck, guys... I'm going to start crying... again... I can't believe how many people have come here to congratulate me.

    I feel so profoundly lucky to have met so many of you guys. This is... awesome. I just can't believe how many of you have congratulated me here and on Twitter. Seriously, you guys just blow my mind.

    Tomorrow, I'm hoping to have a bit of time to tell you guys more about how this happened. Tonight, my brain is barely stringing sentences together. (Hopefully... Sarah doesn't see that. LOL.) Plus, my son is really... coping poorly with how crazy this last weekend was. (His birthday and his cousin's and then Valentine's stuff.) Plus... our power was out for around eight hours last night. So, tomorrow, my posts won't be *gestures at posts* like that. LOL.

    Thanks, everyone.

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  27. Catherine, tell me where I can get this triple chocolate mint cheesecake... that sounds like just what I "need." (I can't imagine how many miles it'll take to run that bad boy off, though.) LOL.

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  28. Congratulations Wendy!!! You have earned it! And here's hoping that your books sell like hotcakes to publishers and readers alike!!

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  29. Awesome, awesome, awesome and well deserved!!

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  30. Woohoo!!!!! (It deserves a lot more exclamation points than that but I'll keep it under control.) I'm so happy for you. Best wishes on your road to publication. Can't wait to read!

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  31. Congratulations!!! Exciting news. May this be the beginning of an endless stream of beautiful things for you!

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  32. Congratulations! *dances with you* This is awesome news and you totally deserve it!

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  33. That is so AWESOME Wendy. I'm very happy for you! :D

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  34. Yay! Wahoo! Of course this is just what I expected of my favorite author! Not that I'm bias. But I KNEW IT! I knew that someone would recognize that you are awesome on a stick!

    "Hail the conquering Hero!"

    Love you!

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  35. Okay...how am I not on here congratulating you??? I must've got so excited I rushed off and did my blog post. #lame I'm lame. Lame. Lame. Lame. But...

    WAHOOOOOOO!

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  36. Awesomely fantastic! Congratulations!

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  37. Woohoo! This is totally awesome!

    *breaks into an Egyptian happy dance*

    CONGRATULATIONS!

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  38. Congratulations!! How exciting. :) WOOT WOOT

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  39. Wow, Stephanie! An Egyptian happy dance??? That is awesome!

    I can believe how many comments are on this post!!! You guys are amazing.

    *jaw drops* *brain explodes*

    I'm just... the luckiest person in the whole wide world today! Thank you so much! *dabs eyes* I'm not crying... I just have something in my eye... well... eyes... and it's big... *sniffs*

    Thank you, guys! *hugs*

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  40. Oh Wendy!!! I'm so excited and happy for you! :D

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  41. Yay - congratulations. I knew this would happen for you someday. What a lucky agent she is too. She has so many novels to choose from.

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  42. Do I get to say I told you so? Because I know I told you so :P I had a feeling! I'm so happy for you!!!!

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  43. That is so awesome! Congratulations!

    By the way, I found out from Stephanie Thornton's blog.

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  44. This is wonderful news, Wendy!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! :-)

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  45. Congratulations! That's awesome!!!

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  46. Thank you so much, everyone!!! Every time I come back here there are so many more people. You guys rock! I'm so glad to have "met" so many people through this process.

    Laina, you can say I told you so. LOL. It's one of the few times I think that'll make me smile rather than roll my eyes.

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  47. wow congratulations! YOu must be over the moon!

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  48. I saw your news at Stephanie Thornton's. Huge congrats! :)

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