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So the edits are in…

Much to my dismay as a 1) first time writer 2) impatient person, there are MANY steps to writing. Of course I wrote the book, then it was edited (approximately 97 times).  Then there was the agent and publisher queries (aka begging).  Then the magical moment when I got picked up. Now the publisher has …

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Pins and Needles

To use a cliche, I’m waiting on pins and needles.  I’m living on coffee and little sleep.  After lots and lots and lots of rejections, a small press company has expressed interest.  I spent a good bit of time last night formatting the entire manuscript to their submission requirements.  It took a really long time …

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And the rejections keep rolling along…

(Sorry, US Army for taking some liberty with your song.) Ok, seasoned writers.  The rejections are starting to roll in.  The thank you, but no thank you emails are hitting my inbox so quickly, I’m afraid I will break the internet. How do you stay sane in the face of all the “No!”?  Do you …

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