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When good isn't good enough

Last fall I decided to try something new and submitted my latest novel to a new publisher. In this genre, there’s not a lot of difference in terms of contracts, but I wanted to explore other avenues and see what else was out there, and if the experience differed at all. 486 more words


If I may be so humble. . .

I’ve had time to reflect on yesterday’s blog post and feel the need to add a couple of words to it:

My bad.

May I expand on that?

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The Ugly Truth

As I write this, I am about 99% finished with revisions for CHERRY. Which means one of two things: either A) I’m nearly done, or B) I’m never going to finish. 541 more words


OOPS!...I Did It Again*

*Click here, but only if you wanna:

What. A. Mess.

Let’s see, I wrote my last post on January what? Ahh, the eighteenth. And on that fateful day, I wrote (in a blog post aptly titled, ‘The End.’): 558 more words


The End.

Add an ‘oh’ before that, and you will know how I referred to my novel, CHERRY, a novel I thought was finished months ago, but which, to my dismay, was anything but. 415 more words


Writerly Endurance: Try again. Fail again. Fail better

The anxiety you feel after submitting a requested revision to an agent is paralyzing. Because with R&Rs, you’re oh-so-close to landing an agent, yet oh-so-close to falling back into the Query Trench. 327 more words

First words.

Welcome to 2015, new year, new chances, new beginnings, new. . .

Oh hell with it. I’m sick. I need a nap. I have been sick since the day after Christmas, when I woke up to a really sore throat and swollen glands. 576 more words