While acceptances from children’s magazines usually come through the mail, acceptances from publishers usually come in the form of a phone call from the editor or the author’s agent. Struggling writers often wonder if they’re ever going to make it to that point.
Eight writers from the Erin Murphy Literary Agency have joined together to start a blog called Emu’s Debuts. It launched this week. They’re tracing the process for writers as the manuscripts move from being accepted to publication. Right now, they’re ataking turns sharing that moment when they got the call. It definitely shows that perseverance can pay off.