Many writers (I dare say ALL) will eventually want to publisher their work. Although self-publishing is popular, some will be looking for an agent to work on their behalf to make a deal with the big publishing houses. But just how does one go about the task of acquiring an agent? There is a lot … Continue reading So You Want a Literary Agent?
What is flash fiction? You've probably written short stories. High school was notorious for making students write several pages on different themes or topics, both fiction and non-fiction. But my guess is those were closer to 5,000 words. Too long for flash fiction. So what is flash fiction all about? For one, flash fiction is … Continue reading Flash Fiction
Today is the day. The day to turn in word counts and collect your "winner's" prizes. Not for me. This wasn't my month for writing. Last year I made sure I wrote every night after work. But last November my job allowed me the flexibility to leave early. My son played a bit more Nintendo … Continue reading Last Day of NaNoWriMo
Not that kind! I didn't do any writing. I know - gasp. I cleaned house, put Halloween decorations away, dusted and mopped (well, Swiffer-ed), and hung up pictures I've been meaning to get to for a month. I think I was stalling. It's not that I don't like my new project, but I think I … Continue reading Day 4 Was a Bust
Just so you know my mind isn't always so... dark, here's a little piece of my fantasy novel in the works: Gwyneira was absorbed in the book and did not hear the door open. A shadow crossed her vision and she nearly dropped the book as she spun around with her dagger gripped in the … Continue reading My Fantasy Novel