Writerly Peptalk: You are MAGIC

Writing does not always feel like magic. There are days when revisions feel more like climbing a smooth rock wall with no gear. There are other days when my house gets cleaned before I open the doc I’m working on. Days when I’d rather match socks than open my computer. These are not “happy writer”Continue reading “Writerly Peptalk: You are MAGIC”

Best Advice This Year

I don’t think it’s any big secret that I love my agent. She is a woman who has put a ton of herself into the publishing industry. She knows the people, she’s been around long enough to know that fads come and go, but that a few things remain the same. Sometime in January of this yearContinue reading “Best Advice This Year”

WORK, MONEY and other things that make no sense…

Most mornings Mike gets up for work, shaves, puts on a suit, a button-up shirt, and a tie. He generally gets to the office about a half-hour early because of our daughter’s school schedule, and maybe stays about a half-hour late (much longer if he’s in trial or gets called out to a crime scene). So. There’s about one hourContinue reading “WORK, MONEY and other things that make no sense…”