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 […]

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 […]

I Found Inspiration for My Novel in a News Story

UPDATE: I haven’t heard back from any more agents so I’ve still got 5 fulls out. I know this is a good thing but waiting can be intense. Especially since I keep failing to stay off Twitter. Today I came across a twitter pitch contestant who landed an agent and I was just like, tf. […]

Why I’m Unfollowing YA Twitter

Zetta Elliott “No More Becky Books” If you follow the young adult writing community on twitter, you, too, probably came across this week’s latest hot button topic. It all stemmed from the article above by Zetta Elliott (definitely read it if you haven’t yet). The question that’s now being debated on Twitter between black authors: […]

NO SLEEP + Writing IS a Job

It’s 7am. The sun is just starting to rise. I’ve been wide tf awake since 5am, and tossing and turning before that. I haven’t had a full night’s sleep since I left my apartment and GOD I MISS IT. What keeps me awake are unnecessary trivial things being done around the house at the crack […]

Twitter Pitching Party Results

Happy #pitmad day, everybody! And the big question: how did I fair in today’s twitter pitch party? I didn’t participate. I know, I know, but let me explain. Yesterday, I had all three of my tweets ready to go for #pitmad (if you dk what pitmad is, it’s basically an event where you pitch your […]