So as you probably already know if you've been following me on Facebook and Instagram--if not, you really should get on that--my YA book debut, Falling for the Wingman, is coming out November 23 and I am SO FREAKING EXCITED FOR THIS YOU HAVE NO IDEA! I just got back the first set of notes… Continue reading An excerpt from my upcoming YA novel…
Hello my awesome friends/family/followers/people who forgot they even subscribed to my blog in the three months since my last post! It's always a bit funny weird really freaking annoying when I sit myself down to do an update post (or sitting down to write anything at all). I usually spend my entire work week getting… Continue reading The Countdown Begins
Can I just take a minute to say: HOLY COW!! If you've been following along on Facebook or Instagram, you know that I've had a fairly eventful week. Let's go through the list, shall we? Went to my niece's wedding last Saturday Wrote multiple chapters for my sequel Started implementing a series of changes for… Continue reading It’s official…I’m getting published!
That's right, it's not just a classic Bowie song. This is my life right now...or at least, it's trying to be. I told you all I'd start getting back to the blog regularly once summer was over. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, feel free to go check out my Summertime Hustle post real… Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
Happy May everybody!! So I reckon now is as good a time as any to announce it. I am officially out on submission! For those of my faithful followers who don't know what that means--I'm looking at you Mom and Dad--being out on submission just means that my wonderful agent has officially started sending… Continue reading This is the (new) writer’s life.
If you’re a writer and you’ve got something that fits any of these, submit. What have you got to lose?
It finally happened. After sending my query letter and short sample to a long list of agents and receiving several polite yet disheartening rejections, I finally got a request from an agent to see the full manuscript. I remember it very clearly, rushing around the kitchen of the home I work at--daytime nanny, whoop whoop!--and… Continue reading Is this really happening?