December is not a great time to submit manuscripts or queries.
I understand. You have time because you are on vacation.
Unfortunately for you, agents and editors are on vacation, too.
There is good news, however. The holidays are a terrific time to plan and schedule submissions.
We are lucky to have access to a wealth of information from agents themselves. Their blogs are all over the Net. Many of them are also on Twitter.
It’s like a writer’s conference in your office. Here’s an example.