A Positive Query AND Pie…how did I get so lucky!?

I’m going to start this post with a happy dance and a major high five. Peeps of the blogging world, I FINALLY HAD AN AGENT ASK TO READ MY MANUSCRIPT! None of that: thanks but no thanks. And not a single word of: I’m just not looking for your content at this time. I got […]

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I Just Can’t Stop Adding To It!

I realize the saying “An artists work is never done, the project is only every abandoned,” because in truth I feel that my first manuscript isn’t completed. Not that it isn’t polished, and in my personal opinion, damn close to being done. It’s more that I keep thinking, “But I could add this, and it […]

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Is it, or is it not; that is the ultimate question

I find myself often listening to YA and NA book genres and thinking, “Yes this is what I’ve been told my novel series is, but my story isn’t anything like this. How can my novel series be considered either of these options?” I am struggling a bit in the category of what genre my book […]

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The Dude…He Abides

Today at work has been a bit rough, rushing through a mad delivery. Then I look at pictures of my cute adorable pug The Dude and all is right again in the world. Back to work. I have three more queries out into the ether, that is a success for today! Tomorrow I plan on […]

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Rejection Letter 19

I’m on rejection number 19. I know, not too many at all you say! But, I have sent out over 50 queries, and have ONLY received 19 rejections. That is a win, in some regards. I do honestly find enlightenment and encouragement in getting these rejections. I am getting closer, I can feel it. This […]

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An Unknowing Siren

There she goes messing with his mind, He’s usually more in control when he lies There he goes back inside his shell Living on the other side of this lover’s carousel Oh if she only knew How much he loses control, how much she makes him go She makes love sometimes just with her eyes […]

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Very Short Story: String Me Along Again

I’m doing it again, waiting for you. It’s becoming extremely exhausting. I keep telling myself that it’s fine, that it’s not really a big deal but you know, to me it is. I shouldn’t have put on this outfit today, worn my favorite dress, worn these high heels. Shouldn’t have spent the extra time fussing […]

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Hardest of Hearts

There is love in your body but you can’t hold it in It pours from your eyes and spills from your skin Tenderest touch leaves the darkest of marks And the kindest of kisses break the hardest of hearts There is love in your body but you can’t get it out It gets stuck in […]

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Agent, are you out there?

Oh to have an Agent, what a wonderful day that will be. I have just sent out my….30th? query to an agent. I have gotten some feedback, it hasn’t been totally silent. But the waiting game is hard. It’s more that I look at an Agents specifications and I think, ‘oh god, you would be […]

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Book 2 of the Praetorian Series Shall COMMENCE!

The best news in quite a while….I STARTED WORKING ON BOOK 2!!! This past week on Thursday I sat down and completed the Prologue. I am on my way 🙂 I am very much in the process of looking for an Agent for my first Book: Praetorian Rising. It’s very much in a great place, […]

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