Writing Posts

Blood Price is “Done” (!!)

Hello, lovelies! I have finished another draft of BLOOD PRICE, my feminist epic fantasy that I've spent prolly the past two years working on. Of course, it isn't truly done. I've learned enough in my journey as a writer to know that a book is never done until it's on bookshelves or published online for all the… Continue reading Blood Price is “Done” (!!)

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Second Chances: Querying Edition

So I'm nearing the end of the current book I'm working on. I have two major scenes left to write, plus three new chapters I want to go back and incorporate before I let the novel breathe, hopefully returning to edit it around August/September. I went on a writing binge today and was super excited… Continue reading Second Chances: Querying Edition

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Profession of Rejection

I think you could label choosing to be a writer as a career as embarking on a profession of rejection. (It is just such a catchy phrase, I kind of love it). And what I mean by that is exactly what is says: when you commit to writing, you're also committing to being rejected. A lot.… Continue reading Profession of Rejection

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Writing Projects and Goals for 2016

I'm not sure if 2016 is going to be my breakout year as a writer, but if I can manage to finish all of the projects listed here, it will definitely be the year that I'm writing. And considering that I have a lot of stories floating around in my head, I thought I'd give you… Continue reading Writing Projects and Goals for 2016

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The Quest for a Compelling Query

April of last year, I finally faked enough confidence to send out a dozen or so queries for my first book. It was a terrifying process, I remember. But it was a good process. Even as the rejections continued to pour in (three responses and roughly eight or nine silent ones, I believe), it felt… Continue reading The Quest for a Compelling Query