So, a round-up of my publishing efforts thus far: 26 submissions sent, only 12 actual rejections. The rest have yet to respond (and some of them probably never will). I am on track as far as sending out submissions to get my 100 rejections, but lagging behind in getting the actual rejections! I am trying … Continue reading keep on truckin’
It's back to square one. Nothing panned out, unless you count my growing number of rejections. So it's back to querying, and writing of course. Still working on Hitchhikers, although I may take another stab at Blood Countess if I can't get past the weird place I left my Hitchhikers narrator in last night...
A few posts ago I mentioned that I was compelled to write longhand as inspiration had dried up and there were too many distractions... but I've slid back into my old type-ster ways. It's all because of word count. The new Microsoft Word 2007 has a feature that displays the word count as you type … Continue reading word counting
Lately I've been working on my "apocalypse story," which I had started on my computer. But being on my computer leads me to get sucked into things like Facebook and Spider Solitaire and watching movies or TV shows on Hulu while I write, which leads me to NOT write... so I decided to work on … Continue reading longhand
I've been querying agents for both The Abandoned and Seven Minutes to Midnight, and have met with what appear to be form rejections: Thanks for your query, but I'm sorry to say I'm not the right agent for your book. I wish you the best of luck in your search for representation. and Thank you … Continue reading I eat rejection for breakfast.
Created a cover for The Abandoned today! Check it out on the The Abandoned page. I am promising myself that by the end of the summer I will have a completed draft! Meanwhile, I am also working on The Blood Countess / The Iron Maiden... I'd love to have a first draft of this by … Continue reading new cover art