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 […]

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 […]

Rejection #56789-I suck at this

So I think that was full rejection #3 for manuscript #2. I’m pretty down because this agent really liked my last manuscript and had a lot of constructive feedback when they passed. I thought manuscript #2 would work but…it didn’t. I have maybe 3 more fulls out but I’m honestly thinking everyone will pass in […]

Life Update: Career Change

I’m back! I tried to write a few posts in the time I was gone but I was afraid they were a little pessismistic. I spent a week at my sister’s helping with her new baby and it was a great experience. While I was there, I came across an article about a mother of […]

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 […]

After 4 Months, an Agent Responds

Today has been a very bad day. My depression took a severe nose dive and it hasn’t been pretty. But to make matters worse, I finally got a response from an agent I queried back on January 10th. Her profile said she responds to all queries within 2 months and that if you don’t hear […]