Somewhere in time I’ll finish up the conference blog post. That time isn’t happening today. So, where do I begin with this story? How about January. I didn’t post about it back then, but an agent finally requested my full manuscript. I was ECSTATIC. Jumping around, pinching myself, doing all the things aspiring writers do… Continue reading Dealing with Manuscript Rejection
At the end of the day, female hero or not, Hollywood’s getting my money.
NOTE: This conference happened a few weeks ago, but I’m lazy and haven’t had the motivation to write a blog about it until now. Enjoy! *** Here’s a little secret that writer’s conference organizers don’t tell you until you attend: It’s mostly just a chance for writers to stop dramatically isolating themselves and actually get… Continue reading Conference Tales: Of Isolation and Missing Business Cards
Oh. My. LORD. Even though it’s been a few days since the conference, I’m still trying to process it. I wasn’t even there for long! It was a half hour at most! A hasty half hour at best! Ok, let me back up for a sec. First of all, this is not the same conference… Continue reading Meeting a Mythical Creature (or a Literary Agent)
Tried to keep this as spoiler-free as possible
Query letters are still floating in the air (or sitting in an agent’s inbox), and only now do I find myself on the verge of starting a new story. I have many, many story ideas that are either written in a notebook or are on repeat in my head. But now I’m sitting down and… Continue reading A New Story
Don’t let one characteristic define a character. They’re more than that. WE’RE more than that.