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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #15 on: January 29, 2011, 08:55:35 PM »
What wonderful news for you, Cheryl.   :clap: :clap: :clap:  You must be so happy and excited!  karma to you and your happy dance. :koolaid:
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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #16 on: February 01, 2011, 11:47:06 AM »
Cheryl! CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *Tosses confetti*
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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #17 on: February 01, 2011, 12:10:01 PM »
Great news! Congrats, Cheryl!   :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #18 on: February 02, 2011, 02:29:58 PM »
When an agent calls for r&r, what is that? 

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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #19 on: February 02, 2011, 02:43:34 PM »
:woo:  Revise and Resubmit!  I'd love to get one of those! 

Of course, I'd need some idea of what they want me to revise.  :faint:
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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2011, 11:36:20 AM »
!.  :clap: Congratulations!!!!!!!

2. What's an R&R?

3. I have a call (I think it was requested but not confirmed) with an agent on Sunday and I like this link - thanks!!!


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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #21 on: February 11, 2011, 03:52:58 PM »
R&R means Revise and Resubmit.  It's a sign that the agent is interested in your work, but feels it isn't quite "there" yet.  (I'd love to get an R&R request. :faint: )

:woot: Congrats on getting a call!  I hope it goes well.  Please keep us posted.
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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2011, 11:53:18 AM »
wow thanks for the post, this could come handy one day, hopefully soon. and congrats hey for the call. Okay so what are the conditions if someone lives in Africa? Do agents just pass it because phone costs or distance from them? I am quite unsure about this.

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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #23 on: November 08, 2011, 02:44:01 PM »
Nice list! I hope to be able to need this information one day. If an agent ever offers to set up a call, I'll probably be so flustered I'll forget all about it though.

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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #24 on: November 18, 2011, 03:19:19 PM »
OMG, congrats!

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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #25 on: January 29, 2012, 02:23:07 PM »
Congratulations, Cheryl!  Keep us posted on what happens next!  :cheer:
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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #26 on: May 06, 2012, 09:20:53 AM »
Cheryl!!!!

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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #27 on: December 23, 2012, 11:16:31 PM »
Just wanted to say this is an awesome link! Thanks :)
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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #28 on: December 28, 2012, 02:36:01 PM »
I know there are several links to questions for the call - I liked the one from Literary Rambles, as well: http://www.literaryrambles.com/2010/02/call-or-what-to-ask-literary-agent-when.html.

I'm prepping a list of things to tell the agent, as well. I feel like maybe I read about it somewhere? What questions we should be prepared to answer (where have you subbed your work if you've sent it to a publisher, how many completed works do you have, etc)...

Does anyone know of articles or posts about this?
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Re: So They Want A Phone Call...Now What?
« Reply #29 on: January 17, 2013, 04:53:00 AM »
I had my first call today: a very kind, regretful rejection. She said it's very rare for her to read all the way to the end of a ms and not offer representation and she'd been turning the question of whether to go ahead or not over in her head since she finished reading. Ah well, hopefully this means I'm getting closer...