I have now reached the point where--according to carefully calculated and time-tested studies (and by that I just mean from all the agent gossip I've gleamed)--I should be hearing back from the lovely agents I met at the May writers conference.
Now, I'm well aware that these agents accept LOTS of material at conferences (cause, honestly? Do they really want to miss out on the next J.K.Rowling? Um, no). So I realize that in the grand scheme of things, a couple of ms requests isn't all that much to get excited about.
Still.... I gotta know. You know?
I've heard that the acceptable period to follow up with an agent is somewhere between 2-3 months. And, despite my incessant need to KNOW everything and WANT everything NOW, I have dutifully restrained myself these past few months from nagging said lovely agents.
And believe me, its been a battle.
I'm talking like hitting-the-refresh-button-on-my-email-every-five-minutes and jumping-at-every-UNKNOWN-caller-on-my-cell-phone kind of battle.
P.s. As a completely unrelated side note, I must tell you all how much I HATE rush hour traffic. I just started a new job. Which is great, don't get me wrong. Especially the double income Hubbs and I are now enjoying. But oh my sweet 'lanta, heaven on earth and above!!! I just can't handle the commute. Know what I'm sayin'? My sanity is under review.