Keep the stories coming!

I started a new story idea a few weeks ago and I…am…loving it!  Who knew how inspiring standing in a garden could be?  Well, ok, I did but still… My newest story has taken hold and re-energized my creative writing skills.  I don’t know what genre it will fall into, but I do know thatContinue reading “Keep the stories coming!”

Manuscript compliments

Being humble has its moments.  But not right now.  Here are just a few compliments I’ve received about my manuscript. “A fairytale.” – I am most definitely a fairytale kinda girl.  I grew up with them, loved them, treasured them.  I adored stories with happy endings, strong female characters with journeys to travel, and ofContinue reading “Manuscript compliments”

The Name Game

Now that my novel’s complete I’ve been thinking a lot of the title I chose.  I’ve received some suggestions that it’s too long, cumbersome and doesn’t reflect the entire story.  So, I am seriously considering changing the title.  And I’m really liking the ideas I’m coming up with!  I won’t spill them here; just in case IContinue reading “The Name Game”

Greetings!

Welcome to my journey towards novel publication!  Now that the “easy” part of writing a book is complete I must proceed into the always daunting world of self-marketing. Having recently completed a 79,000 word Young Adult Fantasy I am pursuing the options available to me as an author.  Do I seek agent representation?  Or go theContinue reading “Greetings!”