Dealing with Manuscript Rejection

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

Conference Tales: Of Isolation and Missing Business Cards

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

Meeting a Mythical Creature (or a Literary Agent)

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)