Tagged: fantasy

The Next Step: Querying

I’m not completely new to querying. I’ve sent out my two short stories to multiple magazines as they search for a home. (Duotrope is my friend.) Neither have found one yet. Translation? I’ve been...

Writing Ruins Reading

Are you telling me the teenage empath can’t tell how the other teenager feels about her? Um, no. The boy’s entire family blows up and he shows no emotion. The perspective is first person,...

Pitching, a First Time

I am no longer a pitch virgin. On Saturday at the Houston Writers Guild April Conference, I had my first experience with a professional agent. And it was good. When I registered for the...

Family, the Glue to Hold it Together

I have a Fitbit. The lowest end, free with my phone version. Nevertheless, a Fitbit. I compete with my friends to see who has the most steps and what-not. It’s a LOT of fun!...

You’re Looking at a Winner!

Winner, winner, chicken dinner. Where does that come from exactly? Who says, “I am awesome. I’m going to treat myself to the most common, boring food I can think of. I know: chicken!” Don’t...