Sunday, November 8, 2009
So here's the deal. At the beginning of July this year I submitted my manuscript of Cupidity to a publishing company called Cedar Fort. After three months (which is their maximum amount of time that they said they'd take to review the manuscript) I still hadn't heard anything from them. This was just around the time that my dad and I were seriously talking about self-publishing the novel. So I sent an email to Cedar Fort and they told me that they had not yet reviewed the manuscript. After that, I pretty much gave up on them and we went along with our plan for self-publishing.
Here's where the headache comes in. Last week I recieved an email from Cedar Fort. After everything that's happened with them they had the ever-loving gall to actually like my manuscript! They told me that they enjoyed it and they think it has potential, but it needs some revision and they gave me some advice for how they would like me to change it and then they would like me to resubmit it to them and they would give it serious consideration. Ugh! Way to make things complicated guys! I guess this doesn't sound as complicated as it actually is, I have a hard time explaining it. See, we are at the point with the self-publishers that I should be getting my copy of the book in the mail any day now! It's complicated because I don't know what will happen with the Xulon stuff if Cedar Fort decides they want it.
It's a headache of both the best and the worst kind. I don't know yet what I'm going to do about it, but it should work out. I'll keep you posted!