Actually, it's big news. The Broken Trail is going to be published! This November it's hitting the shelves published by Mountain Brook Ink. How'd this come about? Research. I was reading up on small presses and Christian publishers and came across Mountain Brook Ink. I knew almost immediately that this was a publisher I … Continue reading A Little News
So... where have I been you ask? Working. The day job heated up just about the same time I finally had BITTERSWEET ready to submit to agents. In between meetings, crunching data, and what felt like endless spreadsheets I was polishing up my query and submitting my latest book to potential agents. How's it going? … Continue reading In the Query Trenches
Once again I have gotten lost down the rabbit hole with my manuscript, editing the bejabbers out of it. I'm much happier with it now and finally I can say I'm done. It's ready for a real editor who can polish it up. I hope to be putting up a summary soon for all those … Continue reading The Business of Publishing
Or at least that's what it feels like. One time, and one time only, did I ask a guy out. It was to my prom. My on-again off-again boyfriend was off and there was no one in my school I was interested in at all. So, I screwed my courage to the sticking place and … Continue reading Query, in which an author asks an agent to the prom
Today's lunch hour task was to write an author bio. It's the last thing I need to complete the query I have ready to send an agent. Finding an agent I thought was a good match proved easier than anticipated. Finishing this dang query is another matter. I was moving along nicely until I crashed … Continue reading Writing the Author Bio – A bit excruciating isn’t it?