Jumping Back In

It’s been some time since I’ve written anything (my sincerest apologies). My life has been a whirlwind of change the past month or so, and it’s been making it difficult to carve out a time to sleep, much less write. I am no longer in Denver. I have officially said my farewells to the MileContinue reading “Jumping Back In”

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Another Hope Metaphor

So, those two possibilities of representation turned into two more rejections. Sigh. I know that’s the reality of things. I’m not surprised or shocked and I’m certainly not angry. It’s a simple brush of resignation, a gray-stained sense of acknowledgement, before it’s pushed away. It’s something I’ve felt many times at this point, but everyContinue reading “Another Hope Metaphor”

The Query Letter and Not Sounding Like an Egoist

I have officially sent off my manuscript to a professional editor, a creative writing professor and friend of my sister’s (thanks, Cari!). Now that it’s sent, I’m almost not sure what to do with myself. I have three or so other novels that I need to outline, setting up scenes like stills from a cinematicContinue reading “The Query Letter and Not Sounding Like an Egoist”

Marketing, How I Loathe Thee

I have found that becoming an author is 15% writing, 30% procrastinating, 30% editing, and the rest is dedicating to getting the word out that you’re worth reading. It’s not as easy as it sounds.  I have recently created this blog (obviously), a Tumblr, a Twitter account (which I #suck #at #hashtags), and an authonomyContinue reading “Marketing, How I Loathe Thee”