Sometimes, finding the right question is more important than finding the right answer.
Isn’t it wonderful that I’m back in the querying process so I have no end of material for you all?! Last week, I came down from the high of the Saturday night full manuscript request rather quickly. I got one form rejection Thursday night, and another Friday morning. And as I munched on my second […]
Most years, I pretty much ignore the Eurovision song contest. But this year there’s been so much hype around my country’s highly unusual representative–the indomitable Netta Barzilai–that ignoring it has been absolutely impossible. Now, to be clear, part of the reason I usually ignore the contest is that the music is typically not to my […]
So, last week I tried something I’d never tried before. I have a manuscript that has slowly swollen from a collection of short stories to a “composite novella” to a novel of intertwining perspectives. Back when it was still novella-sized, I contacted a literary agent who had liked my work before, to ask her if […]
So on Thursday night last week I was having a really, really annoying evening due to a series of circumstances that involved, to name a few, my kids, paper airplanes, and the Spanish postal service. (These things are not necessarily related to each other.) As I tend to when I am tired and out of […]