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nano... achieved

So today I validated my word count, and woo hoo I have indeed reached the 50k milestone and then some!

But I’m not done yet. As tempted as I am to kick back and call it a year (and believe me, I am  587 more words

Personal

And Then the Work Paid Off! A Novel Sold!

It is with great pleasure that I announce the acquisition of my somewhat romantic paranormal novel, “Waking Anastasia”, by Tyche Books of Calgary, for release in 2016. 318 more words

My Opinion, Love It Or Leave It

Literary Agent Tip #1: DO YOUR RESEARCH

I’ve pitched about 10 literary agents, as of today. Ten. Literary agents.

They include the reps for Gillian Flynn, Stephenie Meyer (we both live in Phoenix!), John Green, Dan Brown, and James Dashner. 362 more words

Writing

How To Make Your Writing Stand Out

How do you make something “stand out?”

Well, being different, first off.

But how do we do that? How can we really be “different” when it seems like the “norm” is what “sells” (when it comes to writing and publishing, at least). 709 more words

Publishing

My New Deal with Eldritch Press

Last week was a banner week for me in the writing world. I signed a contract with Eldritch Press for not only a reboot of my debut novel, … 40 more words

Writing

To Sequel or Not To Sequel

That is the question, isn’t it?

It seems to be the thing to do at this moment in the entertainment industry, particularly the film industry. In fact, the film industry does it so well that it takes sequels and breaks them into parts so as to make one sequel into three or four in a sequel-ception frenzy. 553 more words

Writing

Publication!

I’m still plodding on through a manuscript which is around 112,000 words at the moment – still in manageable territory for editing for now – but re-surfacing to let the world know I’ve been published: 64 more words

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