My New Year’s Writing Resolutions

I've actually never written New Year's Resolutions before, but I do like setting concrete goals, so I thought I'd give it a try this year. Here are a few things I hope to accomplish this year with my writing: Write at least 5,000 words a week until I finish the first draft of Freedom City. … Continue reading My New Year’s Writing Resolutions

It’s Heartbreaking When You Have to Say No

If you've been reading this blog, you know that I've been on a mission to get one or another of my books published for a few years now. I've received rejection upon rejection from literary agents. Some of them were encouraging. The last agent to reject Women Like Us wrote, "I was highly entertained reading … Continue reading It’s Heartbreaking When You Have to Say No

Dear Author: Thank you for your query. Unfortunately…

This isn't going to be one of those, "Rejection is hard, but buck up! My book was rejected eighty-seven times and now I have a famous New York agent and a three book deal with a six-figure advance!" type of articles. See, between my two novels, I've received 94 rejections, and I do not currently … Continue reading Dear Author: Thank you for your query. Unfortunately…

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