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24 September 2013 @ 09:30 pm
big career change!  

I’ve alluded to this but not spoken much about it: early this year, my agency and I parted ways over what amounts to a disgreement about the direction of my career. It’s a little nerve-wracking to split with an agent of ten years (hence my reluctance to talk about it much!), but in last month the rest of my life slowed down enough that I was able to finally focus on getting a new agent.

And I am now delighted to announce that henceforth, I will be a client of Ethan Ellenberg of the Ethan Ellenberg Agency, who represents other such noteworthy authors as John Scalzi, Karen Miller, and Rebecca York!

I’m pretty excited about this: the EELA represents all the things I want to do, from picture books to mystery novels, with everything else in between. They’re even comfortable with me running more Kickstarters*, and have game plans in place for the things I’ve been working on recently. So I’m really looking forward to working with them, and shall pop with excitement when we get our first sale for me to report back to y’all. :)

*NOT RIGHT NOW.

(x-posted from The Essential Kit)

 
 
 
Kristine Smithkristine_smith on September 24th, 2013 08:47 pm (UTC)
Wow.

Congrats.
Alix (Tersa): Vinnie (tersa)tersa on September 24th, 2013 09:16 pm (UTC)
WORLD FAMOUS AUTHOR. HOORAY.

*cough*

:)
Fighting Crime with a Giant Dandelion Since 2013: Libellula juliapameladean on September 24th, 2013 09:24 pm (UTC)
Oh, splendid! I do felicitate you. May it be a long and happy association.

P.
Lauratavella on September 24th, 2013 09:45 pm (UTC)
Congrats! Sounds like a good fit.
Ellen Millionellenmillion on September 24th, 2013 10:13 pm (UTC)
Woo hoo!
Deborah Blakedeborahblakehps on September 24th, 2013 11:40 pm (UTC)
YAY! You deserve an agent who is whole-heartedly in your corner.
jamileigh17: Booklovejamileigh17 on September 24th, 2013 11:43 pm (UTC)
Excellent! Congratulations! They don't do a lot of deals, but they seem to have a really good client list and deal with some great houses, so that's always a great sign!
T. Rev: kagast_rev on September 24th, 2013 11:51 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!
A large duck: bear headlock!burger_eater on September 25th, 2013 02:03 am (UTC)
Congratulations and good luck!
martianmooncrabmartianmooncrab on September 25th, 2013 05:25 am (UTC)
go you!

Glad that you got an agent/agency willing to work with your vision of You.
rfrancis on September 25th, 2013 06:45 am (UTC)
Excellent.
The Bellinghmanbellinghman on September 25th, 2013 09:40 am (UTC)
I know how much this has been weighing on you, the hopes and fears after splitting with whatshername (a grateful author's book dedication to whom I saw shortly after I did note her name), and yay that it's the hopes that have come true.
anthony_lionanthony_lion on September 25th, 2013 01:23 pm (UTC)
That's weird...

Of all the authors mentioned in your post, the only one I've read anything from is you...
katedonovankatedonovan on September 26th, 2013 05:31 pm (UTC)
Wonderful! Sounds like a great match.
irishkateirishkate on September 26th, 2013 09:28 pm (UTC)
So delighted.

Congrats on getting settled.

Here's to them rocking your world (in a good way)