Today I celebrate the birthday of one of my children. Okay, so it's not one of my real flesh-and-blood children. Heck, he's not even a real flesh-and-blood person. But he's still one of my children. His name is Harry Potter. Yes, Harry Potter. As in the Boy Who Lived. As in the main character of … Continue reading Yer A Wizard, Harry.
Rejection day. More than that. A TWO rejection day. One was a query I'd all but closed since I sent it all the way back in April and had no response. That one hurt a little. The other was a rejection on a full manuscript request. That one hurt like hell. It's not the first … Continue reading I Like Everything…But No
There's a lot of ranting and raving going on today. Well, to be fair, there's been a lot of ranting and raving going on for awhile. Everywhere you turn SOMEONE has SOMETHING to say. And they're usually pretty damn angry about it. And I get it. I do. There's a lot to be angry about … Continue reading A Little Note About Politics
I hate Twitter. For real. It's honestly just the worst. But after all the forums and blog posts and books on writing, I came to realize I had to join Twitter. Apparently it was life or death for a writer. So I joined Twitter. And, okay, maybe it wasn't life or death. But it did … Continue reading Introduction: Part 2
So, if you're coming with me on this journey, I guess you should know a little bit about where I started, right? I've been writing since middle school. I completed my first "novel" at fourteen and, while I don't want to toot my own horn, I was a HUGE hit among my fellow seventh graders. … Continue reading An Introduction: Part One
Publishing is hard, y'all. The elation you feel at FINALLY completing a book is quickly replaced by panic. Now what? The point of writing something is to have someone read it, right? Well, how? How to get my words out into the world? My beautiful, passionate, worked-for-years-to-finish-this words. This blog is a result of those … Continue reading The Beginning