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For some road-to-publishing fun, I decided to take some of the most [in]famous rejection letters (sent to UBER famous authors), and combine them into one hellish rejection. May the dreaded form rejection never look quite-so-bad again, my fellow author-ly types. Have a fabulous day. <3333 *Rejection excerpts taken from the following authors/works: LOLITA by Vladimir… Continue reading Thanks, but no thanks. (Fake) Rejection letter hell.
These are the essential items I've prepared for my Hurricane kit, and thought I'd share them with you. You're welcome. In all seriousness stock up on REAL essentials, and stay safe. This is going to be one hell of a storm. Love and kisses. XO Here's info on evacuation plans for NYC. CLICK HERE! **And… Continue reading Hurricane Irene: Preparedness Kit. Vodka Style
My alphabet starts with this letter called yuzz. It's the letter I use to spell yuzz-a-ma-tuzz. You'll be sort of surprised what there is to be found once you go beyond 'Z' and start poking around! -- Dr. Seuss Dear Dr. Seuss, aka Teddy baby: I'll have one of whatever it is you're smoking, drinking, popping, having.… Continue reading Little Secrets
"I am a badass, and I recognize that you, too, are a badass." -- Cassandra Clare Cheers to all you badass writers out there, being brave every single day. Don't think you're awesome? YOU stare rejection in the face and laugh. Sure, sometimes you may cry, but guess what? YOU STILL PUT YOURSELF OUT THERE. Which… Continue reading We’re going to be friends
"It would seem that you have no useful skill or talent whatsoever." -- Terry Pratchett Tell that to Fluffy. Be like Fluffy with your writing. The more you read and write, the better you'll get. I pinky swear. XOXO
"You’ve got about as much charm as a dead slug." -- Suzanne Collins Thank you? Do you have any characters that people will LOVE to HATE in your manuscript? To REALLY give your main character depth, don't be afraid to stank them up a bit. No one is perfect after all. XOXO
"I was working on the proof of one of my poems all morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again." - Oscar Wilde It's all fun and games until someone accidentally eats grandpa. I'm TOTALLY guilty of this common grammar mistake. Oh, the SHAME. XOXO
"After being broken up with my boyfriend for exactly 20 minutes, I succumbed to inebriation, performed at a speakeasy, and surrendered my virtue to a self-absorbed ass." - Cecily von Ziegesar Rinse and repeat. This was just for fun, I couldn't resist. Happy Thursday XO.