Publishing vs. Pregnancy?

Posted at Sep 14, 2013 11:23 am in

It’s perhaps an unfair comparison, publishing your first novel and having a baby, but only because it’s been a darn long time since I was pregnant so I’ve somewhat forgotten the worst parts. Publishing is a lot of waiting. And getting ready. And worrying that I’m not going to get “it” right, not sure what […]


Mental Gymnastics

Posted at Aug 3, 2013 3:43 pm in

In the past month I have received two “change of title” worksheets from Carina Press™ for the book formerly known as The Soldier and the novella that I call Hard Road Home. This was a surprisingly formal process, with multiple questions regarding theme, mood, setting, conflicts, similar books, and keywords. Not an insignificant undertaking, but […]

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