First, what is a Twitter pitch contest? Also referred to as a Twitter pitch party. Writers with completed, polished, and unpublished manuscripts can pitch their book in 280 characters or […]

Repetitive words, words, words

  I’ve been working on polishing revisions to DOG DAZE OF SUMMER and as I made those edits I realized there were certain words I used too frequently. At first, […]

Last year, I entered a writing contest in the local newspaper and placed in the top something but didn’t win (I did win a gift certificate to a great bookstore). […]

I initially posted the following blog entry November 26 about how I was nixing the first three chapters of the book I had been querying. Less than one month later, […]

I thought I had resolved my genre: new adult romantic comedy. But as I’ve been reading and researching more, I’ve decided that ‘new adult’ does not accurately reflect the content, […]

Thanks for checking out this page! I’m looking forward to sharing my publishing-adventures with you. I have always been a voracious reader, not always of the highest quality literature, but […]