Tag «Writing life»

Savor the Moment

It’s not like this hasn’t been said before, but writing is hard work. Some days, it can be a slog. I’m not going to try and refute that here, or try and put any kind of spin on it to make it seem otherwise. Writing is hard work. But there are times… And, if you’re …

Success, Jealousy, and Good Days

Wanna hear a little known fact? Don’t let it get around, but occasionally writers do come out of writing-hibernation and venture into public. Even more amazing, they have interests outside Scrivner and word counts. My most recent foray into society came when the eldest rugrat and I ventured out to a dog show. Now, let’s …

Talking About Queries

I’d like to talk a little bit about queries. A query letter is a letter (These days, it will almost certainly be an email, but check the guidelines) you would send to an agent that you think would be a good fit both for you (More on that later…) and your story. This will often …