Time to pay it forward. 2018 was a major year for me. Ten years after penning the first words of my first novel, I finally signed with a literary agency! It took months for me to accept that my dream had come true and to give myself permission to believe that I was a … Continue reading Binders Mentorship Program
I signed! I have an agent! There will be more details in another post, but for now, please enjoy this wonderful announcement from the Transatlantic Literary Agency!
There has been a mighty kerfluffle. Founder Brenda Drake announced that there would be an entry fee for PitchWars on April 2nd (I guess? She has since returned to a no-fee policy). And, people had feelings. I’m one of those people. This post is about my experience as a 2017 mentee. I’m sharing because the … Continue reading PitchWars & Consistent Feminism
This blog's hiatus has been brought to you by Major Life Changes and Impostor Syndrome.
This popped up in my inbox this morning and I stopped what I was doing to read it immediately. I strongly suggest you do the same for personal inspiration and the opportunity to support some own voices: Best Writing from Black Writers in 2016. https://medium.com/@bridgetmarie/the-best-writing-from-black-writers-in-2016-7d77325d41b0#.zi1xz2faf
Failure is. Excellent article on failing. And living after you do. http://ow.ly/4n725x
The importance of failure in the writer's life. "It is possible to make use of failure, and forget it." http://ow.ly/4n71a7
Mental Health Awareness Week | Mental Health Foundation http://ow.ly/Lj0j3004cC2
Growth can be painful, and potentially embarassing. This is the case for writers, just like anyone else. This witty and funny post you are currently reading is actually a test of my social media skills. A test that I may pass, but if I do not, the penalty will be a certain level of embarassment. … Continue reading Growth and Interns