Archive for February, 2009

  • Writing a synopsis

    Friday, February 27th, 2009

    I’ve heard that writing a synopsis can be harder that writing a novel. While that is obviously not true (writing and revising A Kiss and a Curse took over a year and the synopsis has taken a couple of days), it was difficult to condense the book into two pages of the best words to […]

  • 76 Rejections and counting, My path to publication

    Thursday, February 19th, 2009

    I think I’m getting closer to having a book accepted for publication. After a writing history of 76 rejections, it’s about time. My first submission was in September 1996 and was a cute story about the sounds a child hears in the night. At the time I had a two year-old daughter and one due […]

  • Writing and publishing is like pregnancy and childbirth.

    Monday, February 16th, 2009

    WARNING: If you are squeamish about writing, publishing and/or childbirth, you may want to skip this blog. Writing and publishing is like bringing a child into this world. Conception is the most fun. And the rest is work, pain, and waiting. When the initial idea for a story develops, I’m thrilled and can think only […]

  • First blog

    Thursday, February 12th, 2009

    This is my first time blogging. But look forward to more.

  • Hello world!

    Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

    Welcome to my website.