Tag Archive: seekerverse

NaNo, thanks for the memories

Happy first Wednesday of December! Do you know what I love even more than Thanksgiving? Oh, that would be Christmas! I am so excited for Christmas. I thought I loved it as a kid but there’s nothing better than having kids on Christmas! I have twelve days of Christmas planned with a special activity for […]

How sausage is made, aka my writing process.

Happy Wednesday lovely readers. It has now come to the point where not having bad things happen equals having a good week. So I am in a really good mood, hurray for good weeks! It’s the lull between sending out the second batch of query letters and receiving responses. I’ve also got the first few […]

writing help, TWP Community

Dance of the Sugar Plum Query

So I did it ladies and gentlemen. I sent my very first query letter! I feel like there should have been fireworks or a congratulations call from the President or…something. It was emailed to the agent that I met at the conference I just attended a week and a half ago. But it felt like […]

Why should I?

Hola mis hermosos lectores! For those of you gringas like me, that means hello my beautiful readers. I love google translate. This post may be a surprise for those of you who are used to my posts coming out on Fridays. I was just itching to share with you this week so I thought I’d move […]

Motive and Opportunity

Hello to all you out there trying to survive this crazy winter! The weather here is gorgeous, but I promise not to rub it in, much. 🙂 This week I haven’t done a lot with my novel. I rewrote my query letter a couple more times but it still needs some work. It’s so hard […]

I’ve never been good at thumb twiddling.

Hello my darling readers! Oh how I have missed you! I can’t tell you how much I enjoy our little chats every Friday. I have been receiving a lot of positive feedback about this blog and I am over the moon that you have chosen to follow my journey to write and publish my first […]

Teaching my manuscript the butterfly stroke.

I have a confession to make, I feel a bit bipolar at times when I think about my writing. Sometimes, when I write something or come up with an idea I think is really great, I’m on cloud nine. Other times, I’ll read through it and question my very ability to write even the most […]

Queries, synopses, and bios, oh my!

Here I am in my second week of waiting for my lovely beta readers to do their thing. It’s hard to be patient but of course they deserve to be able to read it in their own time. After all, it took me months to write it, right? Dear mother of Moses I hope it […]

Beta readers are alphas in my book

First I wanted to say thank you to everyone who sent me encouraging messages whether here on the blog or on the various social media outlets to which I am subscribed. Your encouragement means the world to me! I have finally, finally, finally finished my first round of edits and sent my manuscript off to […]

It’s my novel and I’ll cry if I want to

So I am still in what I am loosely referring to as the ‘editing phase’ of my novel publishing adventure. I still lie awake at night completely terrified that my novel series will be a bust. I don’t know if it would be worse for it to be completely terrible or to get a reaction […]