I started writing my first novel when I was twelve years old. I was thirty-three when I completed my first rough draft. That’s twenty years of wanting to do something and not knowing how. Twenty years of failure and frustrations and giving up. A big part of the problem is that I didn’t know what […]
I was only three weeks into the querying process when I found my match. Her name was Nadene Carter and she had three qualities that put an end to my search. 1) She is a dynamo. A whirlwind of focused energy. Tackling several things at a time, she manages her schedule in a way that […]
Getting published is a wild ordeal. Let’s forget, for just a moment, the wacky adventure that writing a book can be… once you’re done with that, you’ll find yourself at the beginning of a path, not at the end. And where you want to go is over the horizon and out of sight. What you […]
So, James Frey, the guy who lied to millions of Oprah viewers in order to sell his fiction as if it were real, is preparing to write teen science fiction. And of course, since he’s already famous for being a big fat liar, the movie deal is already signed. Meaning the guy is going to […]
With Hugh off doing whatever it is that successful authors do when they’re not updating their Web sites, I have to share my excitement with someone! I bopped over to the NorLights Press site for a sec, and what did I see? And yes, you do want to click the “Read More” button!