I DID ALL THE THINGS!! A book published this year Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson Also favorite book of the year and ever! A book picked for you by someone else Confessions of a Numismatic Fanatic: How to Get the Most Out of Coin Collecting A book you can finish in a day… Continue reading UPDATE: 2018 Book Challenge
Thanks to Ashleigh Bekkah, I'm going to give this 2018 Book Challenge a try! Also, you can check out Vicki’s original post about this reading challenge here! I've only read 3 books this year. Here's what I've have, so far! A book published this year A book picked for you by someone else A book… Continue reading 2018 Book Challenge
It’s the first of the month! Time for another writing update! Querying: While I'm deep in the revising trenches preparing to publish, querying will be on hold. Current WIPs: From Stars, Come Dragons (The Seven Stars #1) - Had a great month with this. I received feedback from my content editor. Not as bad as… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for January
Well, I thought things would get back to normal after my son got over Influenza A, but nothing is ever that easy, is it? Poor kid had one good day last week, then came down with the stomach flu. 😦 Fortunately, he's come out on the other side a little tired, but functional. Ready for… Continue reading Writing and Goals: An even minier update?
It's been a rough week. Our son came down with Influenza A and ended up in the hospital with a 104.1F temperature. There are school things going on and he's missed three and a half days at this point. My day job has been more demanding than normal. And I haven't had a full, restful… Continue reading Mini update
This will be the second week in a row, and by happenstance coinciding with the weeks of the year, that I've done a weekly status update. Normally, I'd limit updates to monthly, but things are happening right along that make weekly updates possible. What I'm trying to get at is, don't get too used to… Continue reading I’m setting a dangerous standard
The last month, I've been having a blast chatting with a lovely lady on Twitter, Lindsay Newton, (visit her website too!) about our adventures in writing. We met through #Pitmad in December and have kept up sharing our ups and downs with submitting our work to agents and publishers. Today, I was in need of… Continue reading Don’t discount cliche advice!
Had a great chat with one of my editors yesterday. Jen was so kind to offer her ear and some great advice! I've been developing the sequel to From Stars, Come Dragons for the last week or so, and getting stuck, a lot. Namely, POV changes/additions, tense changes, and a few developmental things that were… Continue reading Breaking through the Block
It’s the first of the month! Time for another writing update! Querying: If you haven't noticed already, querying went really well in December. I participated in #Pitmad on Twitter on December 7th. FaB liked on my pitches and I submitted my MS per their requirements. On December 21st, I woke up to an email in… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for December
I expect this is going to be an amazing year. I'm so happy to be on this publishing journey with my family, my friends, and everyone at FaB ❤ All the best to you and your families in 2018 and beyond!