Tag Archives: publishing

Maybe soon we’ll get to Mars!

For today: A sobering look at being an author and getting published: from Ian Irvine. And, on a happier or perhaps more optimistic note, here’s what we’d need to Mars to make it habitable!   That’s all for now.  Thanks … Continue reading

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BEST NEWS EVERYONE!

It is with great pleasure that I announce I have a publisher for my novel Sleep Over! My first published novel will be with Skyhorse Publishing.  They have placed 33 books on the New York Times bestseller list; I hope … Continue reading

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Right On Track!

The thing about being rejected NOW, with an agent, is that it feels like nothing at all. At this point we’re looking for the publisher that wants the book, that thinks the book will be the right fit for their brand. … Continue reading

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I Have An Agent

I am extremely pleased to announce that I have signed on with Beth Campbell over at BookEnds.  She will be representing my novel Sleep Over. It has finally happened.  I have an agent. I have been waiting to say those words … Continue reading

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Kitty, Wild Gears, Rejection

First a video of my kitty playing!  She’s rather subdued when she reaches the end of her “running around” phase of playing.  When she moves into her “rolling around” phase, I really enjoy playing with her and her mouse toy … Continue reading

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What Makes Agents Stop Reading (SiWC), and We Have a Winner!

First off, congrats to Phillipa, the winner of my first ever book giveaway! Thanks to everyone who entered.  I will be doing another one soon, and you’ll have another chance to win then, by commenting here, on Reddit, and my … Continue reading

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My book is coming true before my very eyes…

It is at once exciting and frustrating to see my sci-fi future coming to pass.  Exciting to see how things are progressing down the path I speculated they would- nice to know I can see into the future somewhat correctly … Continue reading

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Good news everyone!

I’ve had my third acceptance! Well, my piece was accepted in March, but they were dealing with volume 1.  The contract finally was sent out, and I signed it.  I wanted to wait until it was ‘official’ before announcing it. … Continue reading

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Short Story Writing Month, and here I am working on one of my novels.

Well, this is silly. Last year, Short Story Writing Month gave me a kick in the pants to start writing short stories.  It was a welcomed change from writing novels.  It put some distance between me and them, and, quite … Continue reading

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Let’s play “Who’s the Editor”

In submitting short stories pretty non-stop since June, I’ve discovered a strange phenomenon in the publishing world. I don’t know who’s going to be reading my submission. It goes something like this: I click a duotrope listing I wish to … Continue reading

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