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”

Processing Rejection in the Time of Covid

It’s been quite a year. Right?  On top of a global pandemic, the continued oppression of black people in our country, murder hornets and earthquakes in diverse places, I’m turning fifty years old in ten days. Yes, I have a countdown going. These past six months, I’ve had a cacophony of mixed emotions over soContinue reading “Processing Rejection in the Time of Covid”

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”