Wednesday, July 13, 2016
When I had pretty much given up hope, one found me. And not just any group, but a fantastic group. From contemporary, to fantasy, to historical, and thrillers, this group has it all. This fabulous group includes authors published by small houses and the Big 5. I love their diversity, their enthusiasm, and support of one another. Thank you so much to my brother and sister scribes for bringing me into the fold! And if you're looking for a great book by a fresh, new author in 2017, I highly recommend checking out the 17 Scribes.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
It never grows old, that feeling of overwhelming relief and accomplishment that comes with finishing a manuscript. This week I wrote the last words on novel number ten and the rush is still just as powerful. I will be celebrating this weekend because regardless of what happens with it, I have grown so much as a writer just with the writing of it. Woo hoo!
How about you writers out there? Do you feel the rush each time? And at what point in the process from creation, to writing, to editing, to polishing, does it hit you?
Thursday, June 9, 2016
After a long journey, my civil war novel has finally found a home~again! After signing with Samhain publishing, who unfortunately closed their doors shortly there-after, I had my doubts that this historical novel about a nurse in the civil war and the soldier she saves would find another home. But it happened! Lyrical press, a division of Kensington (a publisher whose books I have loved for a very long time), signed this novel and...