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#1 amyz

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 07:33 PM

Does anyone know how long it usually takes an agent to get back to you on revisions after you sign? I sent mine to my agent about a month ago and haven't heard from her yet. I mean, she emailed me to say that she received it the day after, and we talk on Twitter, so I know she's not ignoring me. But I'd really like to talk a few things over with her sometime soonish, so we can go on subs...sometime soonish. Would it be too pushy if I emailed her to check up?

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 11:48 AM

I don't see why it would be a problem to send her a short email, asking when to expect the revisions.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 05:03 PM

Did she give you any sort of time table going in? Depending on factors like her client load; what else she has going on at the moment; the volume of your revisions; the length of your manuscript; etc -- all things only you are in a position to know and we are not -- a month miight not be much time at all. Publishing is generally a slow process so be prepared for fits of activity divided by waits (sometimes significant ones).
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Posted 25 September 2013 - 12:21 PM

I'd love to get more responses on this. I'm in the same boat but has only been about 2 weeks. At a month I'd be pulling my hair our LOL






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