One Hurdle Cleared

Today is a big day.  It follows a big email last Wednesday, a big meeting over cocktails Monday evening,* and a big exchange of correspondence regarding a draft agreement yesterday afternoon.  And then, just a few minutes ago…

I received a countersigned contract from Matt Bialer of Greenburger Associates!

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It may not look like much (hey, my scanner is on its last legs), but it means a lot to me.

Greenburger (officially known as Sanford J. Greenburger & Associates) is one of the more storied literary agencies in the business, with long-time roots in the practice of editorial scouting (bringing European clients such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Franz Kafka to the United States), and a roster today that boasts some of the most popular authors in publication.  More importantly (to me anyway), the firm, and Matt in particular, represents some of those I consider to be the very best fantasy novelists currently writing, including one of my early influences, Tad Williams, and perennial bestseller, Patrick Rothfuss.  Oh, and as an added bonus, based on my dealings with Matt so far, he also appears to be one heck of a nice guy.

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