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My Outdoor California Article is Going to Print!

It’s always a wonderful feeling when an article nears publication. I’ve been sent a .pdf of my most recent magazine article to review and to submit corrections. 402 more words


Sunshine Needed! The cold is one thing. Rain is one thing, a good thing actually, unless you’re flooding. No sunshine is unacceptable. I need sun, brightness, the uplifting energy and happiness that comes with the sun. 281 more words



Yup, here I am, in my little 6 1/2’s.

I must tell you, I did it again. I sent a query letter off to a literary agent. 815 more words



I have taken the next step to getting published. I have sent out six queries and, even though I have done this before, I was still nervous and excited. 414 more words


The Great Cut & Beyond: Resisting the Urge to Self-Publish...yet.

This is my fifteenth post on novel revision. Having reached my word count goal (118,000 words) for my first book, Black Scales, and being hard at work on my second novel, Child of Fire (currently at 70,000 words), I thought I would share some reflections on self-publishing. 368 more words

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After the Storm

It’s has taken some time to get used to the aftermath of Harvey. I’m very fortunate to announce that myself and property weren’t damaged/harmed. Unfortunately, I had a few friends who weren’t as fortunate as myself. 159 more words


Even More Rejection Letters

So the sad reality is, rejection is part of the publishing game.

It took a while to get an agent. I knew before I wrote my first query letter, I would get rejected–everyone does. 284 more words