To Each His Own

Here’s a truth about me:  I’m a prolific reader.  I will read anything, with the possible exception of science fiction; and then I could probably be talked into it if someone strongly recommend it.  I read anything. For years, I refused to leave a book unfinished.  If I started a book, I was committed to … Continue reading To Each His Own

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Querying: Those Danged Rejections!

As an artist — whether that be a writer, painter, or even a musician — I don’t think there’s anything harder than the process of asking for “approval” from an agent.  And, really, that’s what the querying process is; it’s submitting your hard work to a select group of people and asking them to like it.   When … Continue reading Querying: Those Danged Rejections!

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Querying – The Waiting Game

I’m an impatient person.  I admit it.  I’ve always been like this.  I want results and I want them now.  So the querying for an agent process has been rather frustrating for me.  It’s a waiting game; the game nobody really likes to play. Here’s the conundrum:  You send out a bunch of queries to … Continue reading Querying – The Waiting Game

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Querying: Blind Dating for an Agent

After years and years of people suggesting I write a book, I finally sat down to the computer and followed through.  Not just once, but twice.  Yes, I’ve written two novels.  The first is a work of historical fiction based loosely upon my grandmother’s life.  The second is a work of young adult fiction about … Continue reading Querying: Blind Dating for an Agent

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