Saturday, January 21, 2012

Janine's BIG NEWS!!!

It's snowing.

But that's not the news I want to tell you of today.

It's just what's setting a lovely, cozy scene as I sit at my kitchen table, coffee in hand, prepping to tell you this news.

The flakes are getting bigger, and I wonder if it will end soon. Sometimes big flakes mean that.

So, the news... I'm thrilled to announce this, but, as you can see, I can't figure out the right lead in, so I'm just gonna shout it at you:


I HAVE AN AGENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


My heart just did that weird flip-flop thing it was doing all day yesterday.

Anyway, that's right. Yesterday morning, at right about this same time, I signed an agreement with an agent--with my agent.

I can't begin to tell you how excited--even giddy--I have been the last couple days. I expect this marks the beginning of a wonderful working relationship as well as the continuation of what has been to this point a fabulous journey, even with all its ups and downs.

I am thorougly pleased to now be working with:


Erzsi Deak
HEN & Ink Literary Studio


This step has been a long time in coming, and it couldn't have happened without the support of fellow FNCers Frankie, Donna, and Sara whom I cannot thank enough for their encouragement, support, kicks-in-the-pants, and friendship. Ladies, thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

It seems the snow has stopped for now, but the work is only just beginning--the revision work of course, not the shoveling--so I'm going to sign off.


Have a wonderful weekend wherever you are!



PS: (i have an agent!) Oh, forget the parenthesis. I have an agent!

PPS: Can you tell I'm excited? I hope so. Thanks for reading!

PPPS: Have I mentioned that we keep chickens? Not at our condo, of course, but 5 minutes down the road at my mother's, we keep seven hens. They lay beautiful eggs for us. Can you believe it?--It's Hen&ink, and we keep chickens! Could this be any more perfect?!?!





19 comments:

  1. WOOOOHOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Still so excited!

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  2. WhooooHOOOOO!!!! That's SO exciting!! Man, you've been waiting for that for awhile! It's so awesome to see it happening!!!! *confetti*

    Frankie (the other Frankie) LOL!

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  3. CONGRATS JANINE! I'm so excited and proud -- I've been telling everyone that my critique partner has an agent! hehe

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  4. Congratulations!!! Such awesome news. Thanks so much for sharing with us!!

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  5. Congrats Janine! So excited for you.

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  6. Hey, more power to yiu girl!

    Cherry Mischievous

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  7. What wonderful news!! All the best to you.

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  8. YAY, Janine! Woo hoo! So happy for you. Love the Hen connection.

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  9. Congratulations!! I'm so excited for you!

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  10. Wow! Thanks, everyone, for sharing in this with me. I'm very excited!

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  11. Congratulations!

    And the chicken tie-in is just perfect!

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  12. Congratulations, Janine! Welcome to the family!

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