My Book Launch of my second novel, Good Buddy, with the Hope for Widows Foundation. Check out the blog post.
#manuscriptmonday #submitting #agentsWhen I finished my first manuscript, I took the advice of other writers and sent out queries in an effort to get an agent. I followed the samples of query letters and synopses, researched the agents and what they were looking for, followed their query submission directions to the letter, and then held … Continue reading Agents Schmagents
This was a special week for me because I signed with an independent publisher to publish my novel, Scout's Honor. It felt really good for some editor out there on the other end of a computer to read my work and like it enough to want to invest almost a year of her time in … Continue reading Independent Publishing
One of the ways in which I get stories in my head is through my lust for observing people, usually strangers. Whenever I'm in a large public situation, such as a concert or at a theme park, I enjoy watching people and imagining what their stories are. It always amazes me just how many people there are in … Continue reading Coming Together
The industry of writing is overwhelming, and wading through it sucks. Not to mention the waiting. As I have gotten older, I actually have gotten more patient. And considering I was borderline psychotic in the Patience Department in my twenties, especially on highways, it's actually at a respectable level now. I let people merge. I let people in front … Continue reading The Industry of Writing