Sunday, May 31, 2009

7 Books Sold Since Lasted I Posted

I've been a bad girl (you'd think that would be the lead for my other blog). I've sold 7 books in the last three weeks, and failed to tell you about the sales.

To my utter amazement, these last three weeks have been extremely busy around here (and one of them I was on vacation), so I am hoping that this is a sign of the turn around for publishing.

I sold two horror novels at the beginning of the three week cycle, another horror anthology a week ago Friday, two reprints for Ravenous Romance (see details at ravenousromance.blogspot.com) and two erotica titles last Tuesday. This is what being a literary agent should be like!

This year, BEA was subdued. Many of the publishers either declined to show in booths (Kensington, F&W, Rodale) or reduced their presence. But everyone there was there to do business, so it was the best BEA I've ever been to. I am quite sure that I made a sale or two in pitches in meetings, and the RR business I was able to do was amazing. It's truly interesting to go to BEA as both an agent and an editor.

2 comments:

sexywriter said...

definitely sounds like things are turning around! Congrats to all.

ryan field said...

"This year, BEA was subdued. Many of the publishers either declined to show in booths (Kensington, F&W, Rodale) or reduced their presence. But everyone there was there to do business, so it was the best BEA I've ever been to."

This makes sense. When I owned my gallery, I always made sure I was open on rainy, snowy, or bad weather days because the other galleries around me would close thinking there wouldn't be any business. And I always made my best sales on those days, because the people out were serious art buyers and they were there to buy something.