Limbo

As I wrote in my last post, Just Press Send, I’ve taken the first step in my publishing journey and started querying: sending my work out to literary agents in the hope that one of them will want to represent me as a writer. While there are other routes to getting a novel in printContinue reading “Limbo”

Just Press Send

On Friday morning I sat in bed with various empty chocolate wrappers around me and two dozen drafted emails on my laptop screen. After years of work on THE GIRL YOU LEFT BEHIND, I was finally ready to go: book completed, literary agents researched, queries typed, email addresses copied, and files attached. There was nothingContinue reading “Just Press Send”

2015 — The Year I Failed

2015 will for ever be the year I tried — and failed — to get a literary agent. 2015 was a¬†year of failure. It’s hard to write that. Not because I’m sad and it hurts, but because I generally like to be optimistic. Upbeat. I went into 2015 with a polished manuscript and a shinyContinue reading “2015 — The Year I Failed”