From Query to Agent

For years, I’ve dreamed of having a literary agent to represent my work. I’m pleased to announce that day has arrived. I thought I’d share some highlights from my experience to hopefully encourage someone out there who has been at it a while. For the record, I’ve been at it for nearly 28 years. MyContinue reading “From Query to Agent”

Knock, Knock

Over two months ago, I began the grueling agent querying process for the forth time in my writing career and let me tell you, it never gets easier. In fact, it gets more brutal. I’m not sure what’s worse, the onslaught of form letters from agents passing on your work or crickets. On top ofContinue reading “Knock, Knock”

Writer’s Statement

Throughout 2019, I repeatedly told my husband that something didn’t feel right. Like something really big was coming. I badgered him for months about leaving Los Angeles. Fortunately, I married a good man who took my intuition seriously. I put together a solid plan of action. We sold our place, bought a new one andContinue reading “Writer’s Statement”

Adventures in Query Letters

A year ago I made the decision to step away from self-publishing. After four years and sixteen novels, I was burnt to a crisp. It was fun for a little while, especially when I was bringing in money. Who doesn’t love money? I will never step away from writing because that would be suicide toContinue reading “Adventures in Query Letters”