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 […]
Be joyful always. Pray continually. Give thanks in all circumstances.
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 […]
Peace. It’s something I’d like to wear as a garment all day long, every day. But let me be realistic. That doesn’t happen. Especially with my dramatic, melancholy personality. Some days I feel my blood pressure rising, panic on the edge of my nerves, and worry digging a hole in my stomach. So […]