June 2nd, 2008

books

my very first poll

Poll #1198055 let's play triage
This poll is closed.

What would you do first? (and explain why in comments)

contract review #1 (these mean agent and author get paid in about a month for signing)
20(19.8%)
contract review #2 (ditto)
0(0.0%)
draft collaboration agreement
1(1.0%)
e-queries (And remember, this is for posterity so be honest.)
1(1.0%)
editorial letter for newish client with nothing on the market
2(2.0%)
editorial letter for newish client for book already sold but needing revisions
1(1.0%)
book airline tix for conferences
7(6.9%)
re-submit a manuscript that was just rejected
4(4.0%)
replies for requested non-client proposals read over the weekend (rejections, requests for more, etc.)
1(1.0%)
reorganize the filing cabinet
0(0.0%)
answer the 50+ non-query email backlog from the weekend
2(2.0%)
take the afternoon "off" and start editing recently delivered XL fantasy from client
1(1.0%)
take the afternoon "off" and start editing recently delivered reasonably-sized YA from client
2(2.0%)
take the afternoon "off" and read non-client submissions
0(0.0%)
have lunch
26(25.7%)
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