Camp NaNoWriMo -April

As March beings, I came to realize that Camp NaNoWriMo in April is only now 29 days away. After giving it some thought, I decided to participate. However, I'm going to be doing something different this time around. Instead of starting a new novel, I'm going to continue a novel. The novel I'm specifically talking [...]

NaNoWriMo – Skipping Scenes

Day three and 5k words down, 45k to go. For some reason, it's getting harder and harder to write those 1,600 or so words each day. It probably has to do with the fact that I don't usually write the same amount of words each day. I guess it doesn't help that I'm still working [...]

Of Contests and Queries

It's been a week or so that I sent out my query letters. I've gotten two rejects so that leaves four. I am hopeful of getting a response from the other agents but I'm also being realistic about it. In the meantime, I am also creating another list of agents to query in the Spring [...]

Houston Writing Workshop

This past weekend I attended the Houston Writing Workshop. Chuck Sambuchino was a great spokesman. He was engaging and informative. I learned so much about traditional publishing vs self-publishing. The 1 page critique by the attending agents was an eye-opener. Most importantly, we learned about creating a platform and this is one of the reason why [...]