The Writing Life

…a literary journey

Tag Archives: literary agents

What I’m left with turns out to be good enough

The great thing about life is you can change course when it feels necessary. Oh, maybe not the big things – like you hate where you live, but you don’t … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Right Side of Things

Just an update on all things in my world of words… What I’m reading: I continue to alternate going down the list of Pulitzer Prize winners and something from my … Continue reading

June 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Waiting Game

It’s been three weeks since I sent out my first five agent queries for Oldsters. After hitting send on those emails, I’ve put that process out of my mind for now. … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

No, I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth, been whisked away into a cult or just sitting around, binge watching every season of Mad Men again. I’ve been … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

What is it about the second time around that brings forth so much trepidation? Musicians are often times most harshly judged by their sophomore album, and the same goes for … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

What’s on your ‘Project Notes’ list?

If you’re a regular reader, you know that the rule I break most often during the writing process is editing while I go. I’ve always been a rule breaker, accepted … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Count Your Lucky Stars – You’re a Writer!

Do you hesitate to call yourself a writer because no one pays you to do it, or at least not for the kind of writing you want to do? Are … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · 2 Comments