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Thank you card to agent

Post by Divia » Mon June 27th, 2011, 4:10 pm

I went to the conference about a week ago and one agent asked me for 50 pages. I am sending her a thank you card(the old fashioned kind ;) ) and I was wondering if I should include my business card as well or do you think thats tacky.
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Post by DeAnnaCameron » Mon June 27th, 2011, 4:56 pm

I think a thank-you note is a very nice gesture and says a lot about your thoughtfulness. :)
I'm not sure you need to send the biz card, though. (Unless you're like me and bought too many of the darned things and now just need to get rid of them...) She'll remember who you are when you mention your project, and if the 50-page submission you gave her has a cover page, she already has your contact information.
Good luck on the submission, btw! There were some awfully good agents at the conference and getting rep'd by any of them would be a very good thing...
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Post by Margaret » Mon June 27th, 2011, 6:47 pm

I can't see that it would hurt to enclose your business card, assuming it looks reasonably professional. It's not going to be offensive, and while it's probably superfluous, there's always a teeny-tiny chance she mislaid your contact info.
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Post by Divia » Mon June 27th, 2011, 7:01 pm

Well, she doesn't have any of my contact info. I havent sent the pages yet. She wants me to work on them before I send them off.
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Post by Veronica » Tue June 28th, 2011, 2:29 am

I would send my business card. It couldn't hurt. :)
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Post by Alisha Marie Klapheke » Wed June 29th, 2011, 12:57 am

Good luck, Divia! I would send the business card with the note. The agent knows what is going through your head. I'm sure it's okay. I think it's great that you thought to thank her.

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Post by parthianbow » Wed June 29th, 2011, 6:31 am

I wouldn't send your business card. As DeAnna mentioned, she'll know who you are, and your contact details will be on the letter you've written to go with your 50 pages.

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Post by Divia » Wed June 29th, 2011, 1:41 pm

I didn't send the buisness card, mostly cause I forgot. :o OH well. I briefly reminded her about the novel and that I was the girl with the nice dress. Because she really liked my dress. ;) It was an upbeat little note. Nothing heavy. I don't operate that way.
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