Why I Went M.I.A.+ MAJOR UPDATE!

Hello everybody! I know it’s been like a month and a half since I last posted. But I had a good reason why! Around the time of my last blog post, I found out I was a finalist for a writing fellowship. Paranoid, I shut my blog down because I feared the panel might see […]

My New Job + Agent Rejection

I’m back! I know it’s been a few days but I’ve been so tired adjusting to my work schedule. It’s a 10min walk to the train station, a 40min train ride, another 10 minute walk to work. In the blazing sun. I sweat a lot so I have to change into my work clothes when […]

I Got a Job (but I’m not happy)

Please don’t judge me, I’m about to be ungrateful af for a minute. So I felt like I had found the job of my dreams. The interview went better than any I’ve had in the past year and I had such a good feeling about this one! But I didn’t get the job. It blew […]

Revising My Novel for the 5th Time: A Plan

After my mini breakdown, I realized that the feedback I receieved from the last agent was so helpful. Even though it didn’t land me an agent, I know what needs to be fixed in the story and how to do it. Unlike Manuscript #1, I’m not setting this one aside for later. This is a […]

Two Kind Writing Rejections?

I’m quickly becoming the queen of novel rejections. The first was a query rejection. The agent told me she liked the concept of the story but felt it wasn’t a good fit for her. But she also said she wanted to see more work from me in the future. Now, for the second rejection, it […]

Another Manuscript Request! + New Novel Deadline

I got another manuscript request! This one from an agent I queried in February. So now we’re back at 6 and counting! For those of you also querying, it really is just a waiting game. In other news, I’m making serious progress on my new manuscript. I’ve given myself until June 1st to have a […]