I am still seeking a literary agent for my science fiction novel. It has been a couple of months now and I have had three rejections. One letter, a personal response, was encouraging. The agent said she loved the concept and there were some good qualities in the story but unfortunately it wasn't quite right for them. It's depressing to get turned down, but most successful authors have racked up quite a bit of rejection slips before finally making it. Also, agencies ask for only a few sample pages along with a synopsis and your bio to make a decision. I can understand that, though. Most agencies get hundreds to thousands of queries every month. They don't have time to read entire novels unless they feel strongly that one has merits.
Currently I have two queries out to literary agents. One I submitted a month ago. The other was just a couple of weeks ago. It may be days or weeks before I hear from either one of them.
Something else has come up. I submitted my manuscript directly to ANGRY ROBOT PUBLISHING COMPANY. It is a publishing company located in the UK but accepts authors worldwide. They accept mostly science fiction. Normally you have to have an agent, but once a year they accept manuscripts without an agent. I was lucky, or blessed, to find them right at the time that they were open to new authors. I sent them the first three chapters. If they like what they read, they will request the rest of the manuscript. Here's hoping!
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