Getting Rejections: Encouragement for Authors

One of the hardest things I’ve had to learn since I started writing books was to deal with rejections. A manuscript is a writer’s “baby,” and we all know how our children or grandchildren are simply the cutest in the whole world. When the “no’s” came rolling in at first, I felt like a failure […]

Confession Time

I don’t know about anyone else, but I generally feel insecure about writing fiction. For one thing, a little over eight years ago, I had never heard of plotting a novel, writing compelling dialogue, keeping a scene in one character’s POV, or critique partners. I didn’t pen my first fictional word until 2010, and I […]