"My sincere thanks and apologies, Jill. I have not been active on SheWrites and didn't see your friend request from so long ago (which I know you've forgotten by now). Frankly, I'm so overwhelmed by all the action on this site…"
"What kind of publication is it? Did the contract give a publication date or just say "at some future date"? Literary publications, for example, routinely take more than a year between acceptance and publication. By…"
What great news! Here are some random thoughts. You can send the ms. to both agents at the same time if they don't request exclusivity. You could ask them both before sending the novel. I'd try to send the ms. to both at once if…"