Monthly Archives: August 2013

Why haven’t I blogged lately? Don’t even ask….

…because this query letter business is kicking my butt! I have been trying for two weeks to narrow it down and make it a concise representation of what my manuscript is about. It took a while for me to finally … Continue reading

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Ugh…

I’m having one of those ‘you didn’t REALLY think you could write a book’ kinda days. Glad it’s Friday.

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Definitely

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Edits and more edits

Several weeks ago, I had a dream. I was at some sort of function with lots of people milling around, holding drinks, plenty of chatter. I was speaking to a very professional-looking lady, quite polished. I was explaining to her my … Continue reading

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Refreshing rain!

I thought I’d post something that wasn’t about my book writing process. This picture was taken last night as my husband and I sat on our back patio enjoying the rain. It’s been so dry here in Dallas; it was … Continue reading

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What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger?

Several weeks ago, I sent my query to a site called ‘QueryShark.’ The premise is that literary agent, Janet Reid, will select a query and post it. She then comments on it herself and allows others to also make comments. … Continue reading

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Epiphany of the day

When someone suggests ‘read your manuscript out loud’ they really, REALLY mean, read your manuscript out loud! I found so many awkward sentences this evening as I pored over Chapter 2 for the 20th time….. (oh yeah, did anyone mention … Continue reading

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