Beginning Writer Achievement Unlocked: first rejection letter! I hadn't really expected to reach this milestone so soon; in my head, I'd always assumed I wouldn't be sending things out to get rejected until my novel manuscript was ready. A glorious fit of optimism overcame me, though, when Women Destroy Fantasy! was announced, and I set aside … Continue reading Achievement Unlocked?
Having finished my short story as much as possible before getting feedback, I've moved back to the revisions on the last couple of chapters of the novel. On the up side, I can tell I've grown as a writer since I first wrote these chapters. On the down side... Damn. Because of the revisions to … Continue reading Needz Moar Cowbell
No, I haven't dropped off the face of the earth; it just feels like it. I have learned that I am absolutely a creature of habit when it comes to my writing. I need large blocks of time during which to focus, even if I don't spend the whole span directly working on whatever's on my plate … Continue reading Creature of Habit
Woo hoo! I just finished Draft Zero of Chapter Interstitial! It's ugly and clunky and barely makes sense, but it's a draft! Halle-effin-lujah! ~does happy dance~
According to my sources (that would be a Twitter hashtag), in about three weeks' time, there will be another #MSWL Twitter event. For those unfamiliar with it, the letters stand for ManuScript Wish List, and from time to time, agents and editors will designate a day to tweet details of what they would like to … Continue reading The #MSWL Blues