Shannon Stacey


It occured to me again today that I’ve been blogging for two years now. So, just for shits and giggles, I went back and looked at what I was doing on this day two years ago. Ironically, I had just submitted the full manuscript for Twice Upon A Roadtrip, my first sale. :boogie:

Hi-ho, manuscript, awaaaaaaay
The snap is good. The kick is away. Ball’s in the air. Only time will tell if it’s a field goal or a punt, but it feels really good to be off the freakin’ bench again.

Until I remember something I wanted to change or needed to fix, and then I’ll feel ill. But for now I’m going to stop mixing my Lone Ranger and football metaphors and go…clean my bathroom or something.

Actually I’m going to call the husband and tell him a customer called in with a furnace problem, but I let the machine take it because I was trying to make sure I hadn’t used the same word in the same paragraph too many times in a sex scene.

I’m sure they’ll understand. Despite the 20-below wind chill.

I say ironically because the other thing that occured to me again is that I actually have to submit a query letter to SSE and then…wait. I’ve gotten rather spoiled in that regard. I’ve reached a place where I have enough faith in my writing to believe a partial could probably get a request for a full, but a query letter? Blech.

If I’d known this “anniversary” was coming up, I’d have sent the letter today. Might have been serendipitous.

One comment to “Retro-Shan”

  1. Karen
      · January 18th, 2007 at 7:48 pm · Link

    :boogie: Happy Anniversary! That deserves a celebration :cheer:

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