books are such magical things. we can open them and be transported to new worlds, new times, and new adventures. we can laugh and cry and shake our fists along with our favorite characters, and we can fall in love and have our hearts broken with them, too. my ya gothic horror is on submission… Continue reading an ode to the precious and some gemma doyle fangirling
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.
Publishing trends may come and go, but honesty always prevails. Here's why. (In my opinion.) Every writer published, or unpublished fears the dreaded T word. TREND. Just mentioning t-who-should-not-be-named makes my stomach twist in a knot. Advice is dispensed by everyone and their mother on the subject, but what happens when the story that’s itching… Continue reading Publishing trends may come and go, but honesty always prevails.
1.) When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."~Author Unknown 2.) Once you choose hope, anything's possible. ~Christopher Reeve 3.) All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden. ~Terri Guillemets 4.) Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. ~George Iles 5.) The… Continue reading Quotes about hope and a song to go along. See what I did there?
Throughout a writers career there will be plenty of time to learn the art of patience. TRUST me, you'll need it. One of the main ways we learn this is through waiting. We wait until our novel is scoured over before sending it to betas or crit partners. We wait for them to return it… Continue reading Top Five Quotes on…Sitting, Waiting, Wishing
As you may know from my previous tweet, I'm on the hunt for some guest bloggers. I've gotten some great feedback from it so far, and I'm almost through all the DM's. (Thank you all, BTW for being as excited as I am about this.) I have gotten a few questions about exactly what I'm… Continue reading WANTED: Guest Bloggers