The Ally Chat for Something Rotten has just finished, and boy, was it hectic. There were about thirty plus readers asking all sorts of questions, it was a little hard to follow.
Some of my questions got answered, which was way cool. I really can't wait until the next book is announced and then the chat that will follow. I love chatting with authors. Here's one of my questions that got answered:
For Ally and Alan: Would you ever consider posting your query letters for your first books on your blogs?
Alan's answer (I can't remember exactly how it was worded): I've been working on advice for unpublished authors, that's a great idea. (or something along those lines. It was about half an hour ago and I've read a bunch of other things since then, so it's a little fuzzy)
In other news, after visiting the Nelson Literary Agency (Ally Carter's agent) website and reading tips on submitting manuscripts I have decided to start working on my query letter for B1. Orchid is about halfway through reading it, Twenty-One has finished it, Six is yet to start it, and I'm still waiting for my parents to read it.
I was a little nervous about people reading B1, not because there's anything bad in it, I was just afraid they wouldn't like it. Twenty-One seemed to like it a lot, except for the cliff-hanger ending (I love writing cliff-hangers). Orchid seems to be enjoying it.
I now have a printed copy of it, which will make it a lot easier to convince the other three to read it (reading things on the computer is hard on the eyes). It's a lot longer on paper than I thought it would be. I'll try to post some pictures soon.
Well, that's all for now. I have to go play Guitar Hero or Dance Dance Revolution (and work on my query letter).