Yes, I'm happy to report that Silent Sorority is now available - you can check it out here. I'm slammed at the moment with some deadlines but I'll drop you an email next week to learn more about your project.
Jillian was also not very good at entertaining herself, until more recently. But the naps are like a gift! And she's been napping longer lately, which is fabulous. What a difference.
Yeah, I had hoped to have an agent before the baby came, but it just didn't happen (a couple of "bites," but no takers). So back to revisions, which are definitely helping. Hopefully I'll have better luck this time around. Have you started shopping your proposal?
I'm going to try to add you as a friend...we'll see if this works!
I started to reply on the Mother Writer page, but thought maybe it would be more "polite" to just write directly to you. Isn't eight months fun? My daughter, Jillian, is so interactive and so fascinated by everything (and constantly putting everything in her mouth -- two teeth so far!). That's so great that you're carving out time for writing. What are you working on? I'm in the revision stage of a novel...
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