Querying (for me) is like a layer of hell. You’re taking a piece of your fragile soul, cutting it out of you and sending it off for others to judge. It’s painful! Way way way back when I finished my first book in The Protectors Saga, I dipped my toe into trying to get it… Continue reading Querying – Or Should We Call it Slow Torture?
Flash fiction is basically a short story under 1,000 words. They can be incredibly frustrating to write (after all, I find it hard to keep a story description under 1000 words), but they can also be really fulfilling. They’re a great writing practice tool and a great way to keep your writing skills fresh if… Continue reading Writing Help – 7 Places to Submit Your Flash Fiction Stories
Ready to start querying that manuscript? Or should I say – ready to start thinking about when you will be querying that manuscript (even if you haven’t actually started that book yet – but hey, you know you WILL start, you WILL finish, and you WILL be querying in your future). One thing you may want to do… Continue reading Literary Agents Every Aspiring Author Should be Following on Twitter
If you’re a writer a great way to get your name out there AND make a little extra money (something all struggling writers need – unless you have a nice cushiony publishing deal), is through writing contests. Maybe you have a short story in your folder of stories that you’re not totally sure what to… Continue reading January 2017 Writing/Short Story Contests