Pro-active (not the margarine)

After encouragement from my blog followers and facebook friends I’ve decided to gird my loins, lower the visor on my helmet and venture out into the scary world. In other words I got a little more pro-active. I sent off an email to publisher #1 and requested an update on my submission. That was last Monday and I’m still waiting for a reply. I picture a harassed dust-covered filing clerk, hidden away in a subterranean basement, desperately asking his/her colleagues: Does anyone remember this woman? Anyone? Anyone? Several weary, care-worn faces peer around towering stacks of manuscripts. They shake their heads. One says: Just tell her the usual, ‘It doesn’t suit our list’. She’ll never know you lost it. Today I found two...

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