43. That's how many days ago that I sent out my query letters to the agents I pitched at the conference. 43 days and nooooo response. Numbers in the 40s seem to be an unlucky range for me because that's about how many agents I queried for my first book, not including the 20-30 on … Continue reading Creepy Thoughts and High Hopes
I have not interviewed in over 5 years and it is one of the worst things I can think of doing aside from accidentally nip-slipping in public. I do not like selling myself AT ALL and I have absolutely zero desire to sit and try to convince someone that I have a book they want … Continue reading Passion Over Fear
My grandpa passed away while I was in college. I still vividly remember my dad's shaky voice when he called to tell me, unable to get the sentence out. It's the first time I'd ever heard him cry. I'd just visited my grandpa the week or so before and it was one of, if not … Continue reading Where The Fig Tree Grows
Seven years ago, we were loading our storage unit into a moving truck. My only worry then was that I was uprooting my life to go live in another state with my boyfriend. No job, no ring, nothing. Little did I know that that would all change and my life would become better than I … Continue reading Making Footprints
It’s that time again that I start begging strangers to appreciate my work! The Quiet Ones started with just a flicker of one “scene” in my mind back in July 2017 and since then, has grown into my second novel that I LOVED writing. It’s very different from We All Fall Down, which makes me … Continue reading The Quiet Ones – Here We Go!
I have no idea. I never really had a plan to be perfectly honest. My husband and I had a discussion about what my expectations would be before I even started and I promised myself not to let my hopes get too high. I am extremely sensitive so it’s VERY easy for me to get … Continue reading What Happens Now?