Month: January 2010

Snap Back to Reality

Nothing’ll bring you down out of your writerly laurels than a rejection. I have received my first for the New Year. Welcome to 2010! In all fairness, it was a very kind rejection–which I get a lot of, and that makes me happy. You know, nice personal notes etc. They say that’s how you know…

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Picking Prizes

My ultimate grand prize for the Nathan Bransford contest was one of the following:1. A query critiqe2. A partial critique3. A 10-minute phone conversation/dish session They’re all tempting prospects. But! My query is getting results at the moment, so I’m not feeling inclined to send it in unless I’m actually query-ing. Plus, I don’t think…

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I have to stop jumping up and down long enough to say that I won Nathan Bransford’s Teen Diary Extravaganza Diary Entry Contest! I’m so thrilled! And there were soooo many good entries too. Back to jumping up and down.

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When Life Gets In the Way

My brilliant plans all shot and it’s only 3 days into the New Year! Okay, so it’s not all that dramatic. Here’s the bad news: My hubby and I have done the math and we won’t be able to move back into our house this year. I could tell you and tell you, but I…

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