February 15, 2014

Starting A New Manuscript

There are two settings that my life seems tuned to: reading-mode and writing-mode. For me, there’s no in-between. I’m either reading, or I’m writing. I can’t do both – just like I can’t read two different books at once; I have to finish one before I start another. I’ve been holding tight to my reading-mode…

February 12, 2014

Road To Publishing: The Next Step

Good news, everyone! It looks like I’m almost ready for the next stage in my publishing journey! I’ve received the legal advice for my contract and I’ve been communicating back and forth (and back and forth… and back and forth… and back and–you get the point…) with the publisher.  And honestly, I’m surprised they still want to sign…

February 05, 2014

What is writing ‘success’?

I was discussing the definition of ‘writing success’ with my best friend, Jodie, the other day and we found it to be an interesting topic. Even just the term ‘success’ is subjective – what I consider success to be isn’t necessarily what you consider it to be. And especially when it comes to writing – there…

January 24, 2014

MY PUBLISHING CONTRACT ARRIVED!!!

The title of this post really says it all, but stay tuned for more info! The next step is that the publisher is going to fly me to meet their team and if we all like each other, then we’ll sign the paperwork and everything will be official! How exciting!!