If I have any kind of mission statement when it comes to the things I want to write, it boils down to: historical fiction from a diverse, female, or some sort of "other" perspective.Some people I've come across in my life have acted like my very existence could only be a modern thing."But you're Irish and … Continue reading My Writing Mission Statement
I feel like I've been neglecting the blog as of late. When I said earlier this year that I felt like I was running out of things to blog about, it wasn't entirely a joke.So, I'm calling on my creative friends to consider coming on and writing a guest post. 🙂 I love learning about … Continue reading A Call for Guest Posts + Short Story Writing
As you lovely readers know because I've been inundating my social mediums with my news, I released a novella into the world. Now, granted, I'm only three days out from release, but these are some reflections I've had on the self-publishing process.1. Thank God I Hired a Really Good Copyeditor.No, really. I've been reading my … Continue reading 7 Thoughts On Self-Publishing
We are starting off May--which is turning out to be a month of many guest posts--with a quick interview with Karla Gomez, who is not only something of a writer herself, but also works at The Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.What is your typical day at the literary agency like? There are always things to do; seasonal … Continue reading Guest Post by Karla Gomez!
Novella draft 2 is finished; it's with a beta right now and hopefully, I can ask a few other people to read it over as well.I've said before that I think this novella is bound for self-publishing, for a few reasons:1. It's 29,000 words. When was the last time you saw a 29,000-word book on … Continue reading So, Self-Publishing…