IMAGINE! You have slaved over your beloved story, completing your manuscript to perfection! What’s your next step in getting your story published? How do you develop a kick-ass submission package that will eXcite and ignite a Publisher?
**I wrote this blog to unblock my paralyzing FEAR of submitting to Publishers. For too long I’ve allowed [...]
WOOHOO! Yesterday I received positive feedback from the Children & YA (CYA) writing competition for one of my children’s stories. ALANA TO THE RESCUE, Book 1 of my picture book series, obtained a perfect score from one judge and a near perfect score from the other, with an overall score of 95% … Both [...]
Yesterday I gave birth to my spanking NEW #3 picture book baby! A children’s story conceived from my family’s lived experience.
For months, story lines and plots gestated in my head until I no longer could contain them within. One last push and my creative offspring was finally out. Yesterday my newest picture book baby [...]
The race to publishing is the most frustrating, the most daunting and the most exhilarating experience imaginable. One week you’re a champion, ecstatic after receiving news your short story reached first place. The next week, you’re devastated your novel was rejected … All experiences I understand too well.
How can I balance out this manic [...]
Yes, today I won the SBS Tell us Your Story in 150 words Competition. After battling the fear of disclosing my very personal story online, on a whim I resolved to reveal all, trusting this would lead somewhere positive. Here’s my entry …
“After being stalked and harassed by parents at my school, my Personality [...]