The Flipside, or What I Learned at RWA13

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, but too many things kept getting in the way. Whether it was continuing my frantic attempt to finish revisions on my manuscript, the part time social media work I do when I’m not at my job, squeezing in my workouts and remembering to relax once […]

Baby steps, get on a bus…Baby steps, untie my knots…

I’m not a person who likes to step outside my comfort zone very often. I live my life in a happy circle of work, the gym, and home. As a matter of fact, for the last four months, I haven’t been more than an hour away from my house. And in the six years my […]

On Query Letters, Pitching Events and Generally Freaking the F#%k Out

Last weekend, I went to a pitching event at the university where I work. It’s touted as the “American Idol for Books.” Terrified at the idea of pitching itself and then getting critiqued on my efforts, let alone doing in front of a room full of people, I decided it was better to pull a […]