One evening recently I received a long email from my wonderful agent, with more suggestions about revisions to my manuscript. I admit I was disappointed; Iíd thought Iíd nailed it on the last draft and we were done. Guess not.
So I proceeded to my usual two-humped process when receiving this kind of feedback. The first hump is, "No way; that doesnít make sense." But my agent is smart and savvy, and after thinking about it, I had to agree that most of her recommendations do make sense. The second hump is, "Omigod, I canít do that. Iím not smart enough, talented enough." That hill is harder to climb. (more…)