I’m one of those people who’s wanted to be a writer since I was old enough to understand what it meant. Throughout my childhood, I wrote story after story and shared them with everyone I could. And then I stopped. I mean, I wrote all sorts of dramatic emo journal entries and some pretty terrible, angst-filled poetry throughout my high school years. But stories? No … Continue reading I’m a Bust a Move Kind of Writer
sub·jec·tive adj \(ˌ)səb-ˈjek-tiv\ a (1): peculiar to a particular individual : personal;subjective judgments; (2): modified or affected by personal views, experience, or background subjective account of the incident; So. If you’ve been querying any amount of time, you’ve probably gotten at least one of these: “Thank you for the chance to review your work. Unfortunately, this is not a good fit for … Continue reading Subjective. It’s all SO subjective.
Heard this song on SMASH the other night (are you watching it? Please, everyone, WATCH it. It will break my heart of it doesn’t make it. I love shows like that!) Anyway- the girl sang this song at the end of the show, after winning the part of Marilyn Monroe in her first major role in a musical. The song, like most things, made me … Continue reading Even Crazy Dreams Come True
Because I have something to say to you, if you are. And if you’re not, well…congratulations. Your self-esteem must be in fantastic shape because you’re not being told “No” every. Single. Day. Just imagine opening your email and receiving a form letter that says something like, “No. Your story’s been told, I don’t like your characters, and your hair looks really terrible today.” So anyway. … Continue reading Are you a new author just starting to query?