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Old 09-27-2007, 10:43 PM   #326
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Yeah, I submitted on that first day. I also got the reply from the auto-responder saying they weren't accepting manuscripts yet.

And, no, it wasn't a revision. I just decided to send the full because they said it was okay to do that.

No worries. I've sent it to Wild Rose--this time, it *is* a revision. They'd expressed some interest earlier this year. Fingers crossed.

Congrats to those who have been accepted and good luck to everyone else!
Thanks, seaaircarol! Oh what I meant was did you resub to Samhain after they returned your manuscript with comments.
Good luck with Wild Rose!

And thanks, Sonarbabe, for the inside information.
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Old 09-28-2007, 02:36 AM   #327
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Thanks, seaaircarol! Oh what I meant was did you resub to Samhain after they returned your manuscript with comments.
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Thanks. And no, it wasn't a resub. It was my first try at submitting to Samhain.
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Old 09-29-2007, 12:32 AM   #328
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Just thought I'd let everyone know......Samhain responded and they want to see my entire manuscript.

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Old 09-29-2007, 12:44 AM   #329
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Just thought I'd let everyone know......Samhain responded and they want to see my entire manuscript.

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Old 09-29-2007, 02:01 AM   #330
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Old 09-29-2007, 02:14 AM   #331
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Just thought I'd let everyone know......Samhain responded and they want to see my entire manuscript.

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Good luck! I'll keep my fingers and toes crossed for you.
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Old 09-29-2007, 03:23 AM   #332
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Oh yayyy! What a good way to start the weekend. Congrats, Apryl!
I hope you get a quick yes on the full.
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Old 09-29-2007, 04:39 AM   #333
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Just thought I'd let everyone know......Samhain responded and they want to see my entire manuscript.

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Woo hoo! Here's a dancin' Snoopy to celebrate!

Keeping fingers and toes crossed - would cross my eyes, but my mother always said they'd stay that way if I did!
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Old 09-29-2007, 08:03 PM   #334
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Thanks very much. I'm gonna send it out this week and I'll let you know when I get a reply from them.
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Old 09-29-2007, 09:24 PM   #335
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Old 09-30-2007, 02:32 AM   #336
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Good luck, Apry.

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Old 10-01-2007, 03:31 AM   #337
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Thanks!! I'm gonna send it out this week.
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:10 PM   #338
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I got a reject on my request for full this week from Samhain, but it was such a great reject that it was almost (almost) as good as an acceptance. Lindsey McGurk had my fantasy for only three weeks or so before I heard back, so it could be they get fewer submissions of SF and fantasy than other genres so the turn-around times are faster. I must say, Ms. McGurk seems like a fantastic editor--she completely pinned the problem with my manuscript and I'm actually having fun going through and fixing things--and she's very professional and seems quite nice.

Emily, do you have any tips on what Samhain's looking for in the fantasy genre at the moment? I mean, tips besides "read my book," which I'm intending to do anyway.
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Old 10-05-2007, 01:31 AM   #339
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I got a reject on my request for full this week from Samhain, but it was such a great reject that it was almost (almost) as good as an acceptance.
I'm sorry you got a rejection, Saanen, even if Samhain's rejections are less painful than others. :hug: Glad you're having fun revising, though. I hope you get the acceptance on the next go-round.
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Sorry about your rejection, Saanen.

Nothing original I can say except "keep chugging along", which I'm sure you are doing

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Old 10-05-2007, 02:58 AM   #341
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Sorry to hear it, Saanen. I'm still waiting for my response.
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Old 10-05-2007, 03:25 AM   #342
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I'm sorry, Saanen... and ditto the keep trying...
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Old 10-05-2007, 05:17 AM   #343
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Thank you, Josie.

I'm sorry about that, Saanen....keep trying!! And definitely listen to the Editor's feedback, they know what they're doing rofl.

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Sorry to hear it.

Did you get comments? One interesting thing that happened to me was first I got a standard rejection. Then, a few weeks later, I got a more detailed rejection, citing the problems they had with my ms. I asked if I could work on the issues and resubmit. Although they said no, they said they liked my writing and would gladly look at other submissions.
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Sorry to hear it.

Did you get comments? One interesting thing that happened to me was first I got a standard rejection. Then, a few weeks later, I got a more detailed rejection, citing the problems they had with my ms. I asked if I could work on the issues and resubmit. Although they said no, they said they liked my writing and would gladly look at other submissions.
No. I thought that was odd, too, because I have heard they usually do send along some form of critique or reasons for the rejection, but in my case that didn't happen.
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