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A shrinking synopsis

I’ve loved every second of writing my novel. My sample three chapters are polished and sparkly, my query letter concise.

And then came the synopsis… 157 more words

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QUITE THE QUERY with Sharon Chriscoe and Race Car Dreams

If you ask any writer about the process of connecting with their agent (or publisher), the majority will say the most difficult part was querying. Not only the actual process of sending out the letters/emails, but formulating the query itself. 486 more words


Avoid Rejection -- The Query Letter Summarized

Do careful research before submitting your work.

This great advice comes from writer, Heather Hummel:

Read the full article here: here.

See Heather Hummel’s beautiful photography… 10 more words


W.O.W. - Writer Odyssey Wednesday with Jenn Bishop

One of the things I love most about my W.O.W. interview today with Jenn Bishop is her advice about querying and the writing process. What struck me most were her comments about studying other writers’ journeys and understanding that the path to publication would not be easy. 968 more words


Lessons Learned from my Agented CPs: Prepping to go on Submission

Well it’s officially been over six months since I last updated. Oops? I guess it’s time to admit blogging is really not my thing. I love this space, and I want to continue sharing my insight and progress as I move through this journey called Publishing. 464 more words


2015 Goals: September Status Report

1. Work towards getting The Muse published.

It was a relatively good month on this front. I sent out four query packages, including one with a (finally!) completed one-page synopsis. 401 more words