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
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!
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
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