One of the questions I get asked a lot is how I determined which agents I wanted to query. Creating my list was definitely one of the most daunting parts of starting the querying process. There are just so many great agents out there and that makes figuring out where to start completely overwhelming. The … Continue reading How to Research Literary Agents
Last night, my husband and I stayed up until midnight, watching the countdown on my Instagram Stories tick off the seconds until a lifelong dream came true. At 12:00:01 we both cheered (quietly as the kids were sleeping) and I refreshed the page on Audible where my debut novel switched from "Coming Soon" to "New … Continue reading Today I Became a Published Author
Every writer dreams of the day their first book is published. Sure we hope to publish more than one, but that first one—that debut—well that one is special. This year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many debut authors (including myself) are facing a situation that no one could have ever predicted and none … Continue reading Tough Year To Be A Debut Author
My debut novel is going...to...be...PUBLISHED! I am so very excited that CAN'T TAKE IT BACK has found a home at Audible and will be released as an Audible Original in 2020! The past few months of negotiation and discussion have been nerve-wracking, to say the least, but now that the ink is dry on the … Continue reading This. Is. Happening.
I've been writing my entire life. In the beginning, it wasn't with the goal of publication in mind, but that's probably only because I was still in elementary school. When I reached high school, I started submitting poetry and short stories to magazines and other print publications with no success. But I kept writing. I … Continue reading When a dream comes true