I have always found genre to be a difficult concept to grasp, because it means something different to each person. Since I started writing with the hope of getting published, I've spent more time than what is acceptable thinking about how to accurately define a book's genre. Regardless of how many definitions are released, genre… Continue reading What Genre is This Anyway?
My goal for this week was to get a little chunk of queries for my latest project out into the world (of note, this has been my weekly goal for about a month now, soo...). I'm pleased to say that finally, I have begun the query process. I sent out my little letter + synopsis… Continue reading Once upon a midnight query…
I posted awhile ago about my internal debate over e-publishing one of my manuscripts myself. This particular manuscript hits close to home, and I've been dreaming about people reading it for ages. We all need dreams, right? Well, as I'm currently on vacation from work for a week, I decided that it was as good… Continue reading Vacation & E-book Preparation
Let's start with a brief history on the synopsis, shall we? Once upon a time, Satan himself was sitting atop his throne of skulls and lava looking up at the nasty humans from above. He thought to himself, "What is next for me? What new torture can I device? I've already come up with the… Continue reading Let’s talk about the synopsis. Or not. (Please, God, no).
I have this fantasy of being an author. Not like J.K Rowling level, because I'm not that big of a dreamer, but reaching the published level would be pretty cool. I don't need to be rich. (Okay, I kind of want to be rich). But really, I just want to write books that kind of, sort… Continue reading To Self-Publish?