Working it all in

It’s busy around our house these days. Preparing for my husband’s first art show and working on the final edits for my novel come at the same time when we have to move. Working to keep it all on target has been a Herculean task. I’m thankful to have a partner driven to getting the […]

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Working with a small press

I’m on day two of a five day intensive writing program-at home. I’ve promised a publisher the entire revised manuscript by July 31st. Up to page 317. Energized and terribly excited, I’m feeling great. A wonderful and talented classmate of mine linked me with her publisher, a small press that specializes in social justice. I’m impressed with […]

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Queries, agents and more editing

On January 20, 2014, I started sending query letters out to agents. I read my book, the 2013 Writer’s Market carefully and have followed their suggestions step by step. It’s good stuff but sometimes needs  a bit of modification and personalization. For instance, the sample letter I found on their website seemed good but it didn’t […]

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