Let's revisit how I feel about querying, shall we? Remember I said it's like trying to date the Quarterback? Well, it's also like going on a one-sided blind date. Which is super awkward for the person who's going into the date blind. Sam Hunt has a song right now that I LOVE so much. It's titled … Continue reading Like a Blind Date
It's the start of a new year, and I've been feeling overwhelmed and "meh" by the number of Facebook posts about fresh starts and resolutions. So, needless to say, I'm scrolling through my feed. I'm like a New Year's Scrooge. My list of things I want to accomplish grows by the day, yet I feel unmotivated … Continue reading Feeling the Blah-Hum-Bug, in January
This is an odd November for me. It's NaNoWriMo time, and I'm not quite into it the way I have been in the past. I think it has something to do with the fact that a week prior, I was appointed to our region's Municipal Liaison. (That means I'm in charge of the NaNo-ing in … Continue reading So, NaNo–You In?
I recently attended a writing retreat, hosted by iWriteNetwork, and it was absolutely divine. The food, the company, the work ethic, the conversation, the motivation, and the support made this one of the best retreats I've attended. And I've gone to my fair share. I've even hosted a few myself. They're the extrovert's dream. But if you're … Continue reading 3 Tips from a Writing Retreat Survivor
I've been wanting to tell this story for a while now. I hope to get all the facts straight since it was back in April. Also, I promise not to beef up the truth of what I'm about to tell you. A while ago, I was "invited" to participate in a Twitter contest for unpublished … Continue reading How Twitter Led to My Best Rejection Letter, To Date