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Candice is a Parrot

I’ve recently become the parrot in a battery farm. And it’s great!

A few weeks ago I hired a ‘hot desk’ in a corporate office in Sydney. 972 more words


Tappety Tap

Hey, everyone!

Here’s a list of everything that’s going on, so we can get that out of the way.

1. Hades and Eden are now published (or on their way to publication) in Australia, the US, Israel, Germany, Japan, and in the Spanish language! 289 more words


Not accepted

Nope, not accepted: rejection #2 for today.

AEC Stellar Published turned my book down. But that’s okay. They sounded too much like a vanity press, and I’m glad I didn’t have to be the one to say I’d changed my mind. 80 more words

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I just got the first rejection for my modern day werewolf book. The agent said “Your premise is interesting, but your opening pages failed to engage me. 117 more words

Writing Posts

The Art of Literary Rejection!

A few weeks ago I begin the querying process for my new book. For those who might not know, a query letter is basically a pitch for your book.  1,067 more words

I Am Author

Why Isn't The Story Selling?

Okay, yesterday I posted on how to craft a story. Today, I’m gleaning from what I learned at Susan Meier’s workshop, “Can This Manuscript Be Saved?” If you ever get the chance to attend one of her workshops (I think she does them online as well), do it. 818 more words


Rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.

I keep telling myself that, but it’s not very humbling.

I received another rejection letter this week in my in-box.  In a way, I’m glad it came because I can breathe a sigh of relief.  414 more words

I Am Author