I just sent something off to a literary agent.
I read it over and over, double-checked for redundancy, typos, etc.
Then, AFTER I HAD SENT IT, I read it again and… 242 more words
I’m always a little flummoxed when someone says to me, “I’m writing a book…” meaning, “I have an idea for a book I’d like to write… 677 more words
Like millions of readers worldwide, I fell in love with Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants. So when she graced an online discussion forum sponsored by a group I belong to, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to ask her a question on behalf of all aspiring writers.
In Italian, there is an expression “Sono senza parole.” I am without words. I am struggling to find writing time. And at the end of a week filled with broker jargon, negotiation, delicately phrased emails, small print, conference calls, open houses, agreements, strategies, and the continuous little chirrup from my iPhone alerting me to the arrival of a new email, I am feeling very quiet. 41 more words