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It’s All About Taste

My cousin posted a video clip from So You Think You Can Dance on Facebook sharing how moved he was by it. So of course I’m checking it out, assuming I will be, too. Except I wasn’t. I mean, it … Continue reading

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Some of you can consider this post to be a long answer to “What’s happening with the first novel you’re trying to sell?” and it is, but it is also hopefully an honest look at what the road to (non)-publication … Continue reading

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I Will Walk 500 Miles.

I am a stubborn person. However, in this circumstance I am going to go with the euphemisms that I am committed, dedicated, persevering. Hello, my name is Janet and my novel is 150k words long. (Hello, Janet) < — Thought … Continue reading

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Well, Cross THAT One Off the List!

I have always figured I would write a blog post about sending out the first queries and getting the first rejection, and lo and behold, here it is! Sending out a query letter is a lot like sending out a … Continue reading

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While Waiting; AKA: What’s Up With the Novel?

My friend Jen, the other day, asked me what was going on with the novel. Um. Well. Nothing, really. That’s not exactly true. I’m waiting on feedback from my two impartial readers, and one of them will not even be … Continue reading

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Thoughts On a Query

You know how it is when you hit “send” and then suddenly think either WAIT! or RATS! or…. other words? Yep, that’s what happened to me yesterday except my “other words” were “AH, I figured it out.” (I’m sorry if … Continue reading

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