Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another.
I love books. I love food. I love books about food—reading them, writing them, and, it turns out, writing about them. One of the fun things about striving for publication is researching and reading comparable titles for an understanding of the marketplace. In my case, that means “foodie fiction,” books in which the characters or […]
Check out any acknowledgements page and see that every writer benefits from a little encouragement now and then. There are moments when we writers doubt our work. Sometimes something needs to change in our manuscripts. Sometimes we just need to be a bit braver and press “send” on our submissions. (Eek!) I am fortunate […]
A few weeks ago, I got my very first rejection from a publisher. And I was thrilled. I’m finally in the club! Every legitimate writer has been rejected—and now, so have I! The rejection was initially complimentary, and noted a couple of things I had been trying to do with the manuscript were working. What […]