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How to List Writing Credits on your Query Letter

Image by Pexels.com How much do writing credits matter? What should I include? When it comes to query letters, I get these questions a lot from newer writers. So, I decided to do a blog post about writing credits for anyone else out there who is wondering the same thing. As I always state when…

4 Things I Wish I Had Known as a Debut Author

Image by Pexels.com Back in 2016, when I was a debut author, I felt like a fish on dry land. I was flopping around and getting some attention, but I was completely out of my element. There are tons of resources, writer's groups, and blog posts for newer writers trying to break into publishing, helping…

Writing and Life: What I’ve been doing for the last year

Image by Pexels.com Now that I've fully transferred my site over to a new server and have re-posted all my old blogs, I thought I'd give you an update about what's been going on with me for the last several months. This post will probably be a little all over the place because I'm summing…

Arena 3: A Follow-up Message to my Readers

*This post was originally published on August 29, 2017. It's been a little over a month since I released the post about all the changes in my life, how I nearly gave up on writing, and about the Arena series getting dropped by my publisher. If you haven't read it yet, here's the link. Since…

The Query that Landed Me a NY Agent and Big Five Publisher

You asked for it. By popular demand, here it is: the query for my novel ARENA. Look, I'll be the first to admit it's not perfect, but it still bagged me several requests from agents, an offer of representation, and a two-book deal with Ace (Penguin). In less than six months. That's right. I started querying…