I'm happy to report I've received my first rejection for the cozy mystery! Now, you're probably wondering why rejection would make me happy. Firstly, it's part of the job. If you are going to be an author and work in the publishing arena, then you have to be comfortable with rejection. This is not… Continue reading Announcement / Lit. Update, and Coming Soon!
I'm pleased to announce the submission process has begun! I'm awaiting replies from a couple of agents, while also searching for others to query. I'm taking my time and being very careful, asking as many probing questions as possible. It's the best way to avoid scams that target new authors. For anyone looking… Continue reading Lit. Update: Cozy Mystery Novel
Today, I completed what I’ve decided will be the end of chapter twelve. The further I go into re-writing the ending to my novel, the more different this draft becomes. Now I’m beginning lucky chapter thirteen! Will it be the finale? I’m not sure. At the moment, I have to play it by ear – let the story go where it need to go and end when it needs to end. There might be a fourteenth chapter, but I don’t see many more after that. After a rough week, it’s nice to have some good news.