Happy Holidays and I’ll see you in the New Year!

I can’t believe how fast the year has passed. Thank you for making it a wonderful 2014! As I head off for a much needed holiday break, I wanted remind you that I had wonderful perseverance stories shared by some amazing authors during the holiday guest posts. Many success interviews […]

Another Pitch Wars Success Interview with Kellye Garrett and Sarah Henning!

The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about successes. Today we are so happy to have Kellye Garrett and her Pitch Wars mentor, Sarah Henning here for a little Q and A. Kellye recently signed with Michelle Richter at Fuse Literary. So as to not make this […]

January Query & 1st Page Workshop by Chimera Editing … sign up now!

 

 

15 critiques for ’15!

I’m holding a query and first page workshop with Chimera Editing Services right here on the blog! My wonderful critique partners have started a new freelance editing business and agreed to sponsor my January workshop. Jami Nord and K.T. Hanna have helped me spruce up my manuscripts and […]

Another Pitch Wars Success Interview with Rosalyn Eves and Virginia Boecker!

The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about successes. Today we are so happy to have Rosalyn Eves and her Pitch Wars mentor, Virginia Boecker here for a little Q and A. Rosalyn recently signed with Josh Adams of Adams Literary. So as to not make this […]

Another Pitch Wars Success Interview with Casey Lyall and Naomi Hughes!

The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about successes. Today we are so happy to have Casey Lyall and her Pitch Wars mentor, Naomi Hughes, here for a little Q and A. Casey recently signed with Molly Ker Hawn of The Bent Agency. […]

Another Pitch Wars Success Interview with K. Kazul Wolf and Evelyn Skye!

The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about successes. Today we are so happy to have K. Kazul Wolf and her Pitch Wars mentor, Evelyn Skye, here for a little Q and A. Kazul recently signed with Fleetwood Robbins of Waxman Leavell. So as to […]

Holiday Guest Post by Gail Nall

At a writers’ meet-up about a year and a half ago, a fellow writer remarked on how happy I was. That comment has stuck with me because, despite how I acted on the outside, I was far from happy at that moment in my life. In fact, I was reeling – inside […]

Holiday Guest Post & Giveway by Renée Ahdieh … Enter to win an ARC of THE WRATH AND THE DAWN!

 

Like No One is Watching

I was eleven when I wrote my first story. For all intents and purposes, the fifteen page opus I penned was essentially Nancy Drew fanfiction. I wrote it in loopy cursive with a bright blue erasable pen, the tip of my tongue crimped between my teeth.

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Holiday Guest Post by Fiona McLaren

It’s approaching Christmas and, for many people, this is a wonderful time of year. However, for others it can be difficult time. Sometimes, it can be hard to remember that not everyone is blessed with the same happy circumstances, and that the holidays can bring about memories of people lost, achievements failed, […]

Holiday Guest Post by Jaye Robin Brown

It feels counterintuitive to write about my lowest point on the best day ever. Today! The release day of NO PLACE TO FALL!

Okay folks, let’s take a moment and let that sink in.

Are you smiling like I am?

Thank you.

Here it goes:

My lowest point came in the early […]