In the last two days, I've been rejected twice - by two different publishers, for two different stories. Ouch. The knife enters my abdominal cavity. Add another rejection from several months ago, and another from a year or so before that. The blade twists and I lose my breath. I am not accustomed to this thing called rejection. I have always... Continue Reading →
One paper clip. One paper clip keeps me from sealing the envelope and sending in the manuscript. In this entire house of junk - mounds of old paperwork and files waiting to be organized, squeezed between the scattered bric-a-brac - there is not one paper clip. The manuscript is polished, the cover letter is complete, and the... Continue Reading →
After I quit my 9 to 5 job, I tried doing the stay-at-home mom thing and nearly lost my mind being so domesticated. That's when I wrote my first book, Drips. Staying creative is just what I needed to avoid housework and recipes. Drips did alright. While the paperbacks didn't sell, the Kindle edition had... Continue Reading →
It is recommended that first time authors establish a presence online with Facebook pages, blogs, and websites. So here is my attempt at putting myself out there! I have many stories bouncing around in my head right now and I can't wait to share them.