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Disappointments, rewrites, and failures

Disappointments, rewrites, and failures.   This might sound like a really sad blog post but stick with me. Disappointments I tried my hand at writing a pirate fantasy short story for ANWA (A…

May 26, 2024

Why I Struggle with Saying No to ARCs

Advanced reader copies (ARC) are extremely helpful to authors and readers. Authors need reviews. Readers usually like to see reviews on a book before they make a purchase. There’s nothing wors…

April 28, 2024

A Dream Come True

Dreams do come true because I met Traci Hunter Abramson! Traci has been a published author for twenty years! She has over fifty five books and more on the way. Traci is known for her clean mystery/s…

March 24, 2024

I submitted a full manuscript. Now what?

I submitted my first full manuscript. Yay! Now what? I attended a writing conference in September. It was there that I had a consult with an editor from a small publisher and a consult with an agen…

December 08, 2023

My First Writing Conference

I recently attended ANWA’s (American Night Writers Association) annual conference in Mesa, AZ. It was my first writing conference and it was AMAZING and EXHAUSTING! I took incredible classes l…

September 27, 2023