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A Modest Celebration

So. It finally happened. The infinitesimally tiny spark of hope.

I got my first reply of interest in my novel.


Naturally, I’m trying not to get too worked up in a dizzying whirl of giddiness. 139 more words

Thanks, but no thanks

I received two more email rejections of my SINGLED OUT submission this week.

As always, both literary agencies let me down gently and politely – but both were clearly standard format replies this time. 357 more words



Today I opened one letter in my mail to find a cheque for $25 for something I’d written :)

Then . . . I opened my car insurance bill :( 53 more words


Is Your Novel Ready for a Literary Agent?

As anyone who has attempted it knows, writing is deceptively hard. It takes mental acuity and acrobatic imagination, organized creativity, and tremendous patience coupled with spontaneous genius. 1,219 more words


Between a rock & a hard place!

The cure for writer’s cramp is writer’s block………..Inigo Deleon

I’ll stick with writer’s cramp :)


Who do you write for?

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. Cyril Connolly
(1903 – 1974)

What do you think?


Heidi Pitlor Inspires Writers at Denver's Lighthouse Writer's Workshop

by Lynn S. Schwebach

Sometimes writers think they’re flexing their creativity when they’re actually rehashing story lines. Because we work so insularly, we fail to notice changes in writing and the world around us. 666 more words