Hard Work Pays Off

Hard work eventually pays off.  2017 has been very productive so far.  I have accomplished several goals that I set for myself already.  I became a Gold member of 12×12 Challenge and I have written four new picture book manuscripts this year. I have completed the rough draft of my middle grade novel and will … More Hard Work Pays Off

Rejection Party

You would think that I should look like Patrick the Starfish right now.  My eyes should be filling with tears, but I feel exactly the opposite.  One of my manuscripts got rejected today and I feel great!! Why do I feel so good you might ask.  Well, this was no ordinary rejection.  An editor from … More Rejection Party

Happy New Year

              I think all writers feel optimistic at the start of a new year.  On January first we have a clean slate.  No one has rejected our writing and we have a renewed sense of purpose.  I made a lot of writing progress in 2016 and I hope to continue with that momentum in … More Happy New Year

Work on Your Craft

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been writing.  You can always work on your craft and improve your writing.  There are many ways to do this. Take a class There are writing classes at community colleges.  There are also many, many online courses for writers.  Here are links to author websites where you can find … More Work on Your Craft

Christmas Every Day

Fellow book lovers, can you imagine opening giant boxes of new books every week?  These boxes contain books in every genre, shape and size.  Imagine getting to see all of the latest releases before everyone else. Well, this is not a dream.  It is a reality for me every week of the year.  It’s like … More Christmas Every Day