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Old 07-17-2012, 11:46 AM   #61
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I got an agent this morning.

She was recommended by another agent, and seems to be really on the ball. She's already looked over this contract and terms, and the contract from my other publisher which has clauses about option on the next book, and thinks she can get much better terms.

So fingers crossed.
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Old 07-17-2012, 01:54 PM   #62
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I'm happy to hear that, Eileen. Good luck!
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Old 07-17-2012, 08:23 PM   #63
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Thanks. Now we just have to write the damn book.
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:58 PM   #64
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Thanks. Now we just have to write the damn book.
Details! Your big time now, you can not be bothered with the details!
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Old 07-18-2012, 08:42 AM   #65
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We're obsessing about the colour of her knickers. She has to send me a knicker report every morning.
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:05 AM   #66
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We're obsessing about the colour of her knickers. She has to send me a knicker report every morning.
Must be still early in the book.
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:07 AM   #67
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We're obsessing about the colour of her knickers. She has to send me a knicker report every morning.
Could always do away with them if they are a problem.
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Old 07-18-2012, 12:43 PM   #68
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We'll get to that point, don't worry. I expect the first time we go out for a meal, I'll make her take them off and give them to me.
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Old 07-18-2012, 04:48 PM   #69
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I hope you'll post on the deal that the agent eventually makes for you compared to the initial offer.
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Old 07-18-2012, 06:11 PM   #70
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So far, the advance is up to 6000, and she thinks she can improve on the royalties as well.
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:15 PM   #71
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We'll get to that point, don't worry. I expect the first time we go out for a meal, I'll make her take them off and give them to me.
Umm... we are talking about a character in your book right?
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:24 PM   #72
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Of course. But I do make everyone who has a meal with me take off her knickers.
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:30 PM   #73
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Of course. But I do make everyone who has a meal with me take off her knickers.
Then I guess I better not eat with you, since I value my marriage LOL
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Old 07-19-2012, 04:25 AM   #74
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Begging your pardon and all that, but knickers to me means rugged corduroy pants with an elastic hem on each leg that goes just below the knee. Sort of like American Football pants which aren't corduroy. I wore them in elementary school many, many years ago.

What exactly is the modern usage if I might ask?
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:59 AM   #75
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Knickers is Irish/Brit for panties.
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