Tag Archives: drafting

Sharing My Craft and Writing World Updates

Sharing My Craft On October 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in Wolcott, CT at Alcott School (1490 Woodtick Rd) I will have a table at the 33rd Annual Arts and Crafts Fair  where I will be selling signed … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events: Baltimore and Wolcott

  Upcoming Author Events I’ve got two author events coming up in the next two weekends. On Saturday September 27th, I will be at the Baltimore Book Festival  from 12 pm-8pm in the Author Tent at Bicentennial Plaza. I’ll have … Continue reading

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Confession Time: I Revise as I Go

So you know how everyone says write the draft straight through without stopping? Well, I don’t do that. It was during a chat with my fabulous blog buddy, Gwen Stephens in DeKalb, IL, that I confessed this for the first time. … Continue reading

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QUERY SEASON, AUDIOBOOK MOMENTUM, SEQUEL DRAFTING, AND BALTIMORE BOOK FESTIVAL SIGNING

QUERY SEASON Query Season has kicked off for DM. That means I’m sending out three queries a day to agents until I have 50 queries out. Then I will pause and see how the responses are going. I have an agent … Continue reading

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While I’m Away…

  Since I’m in Butternut for the next two posts, I thought I’d repost a few of my blog hop stops. The ones that got the least amount of blog love. I’m closing comments until I return. The Peasants Revolt: … Continue reading

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The Synopsis: A tool of drafting, revising, and querying

The Synopsis is like winning on several lines of slot play. Are you shaking your head at me, wondering how I could ever claim that the dreadworthy synopsis is, gulp, a good thing multiple times over? Good. Because I used … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Days Past

A friend told me there were not enough pictures here, so this post is my attempt to remedy that. I’m going to try for a picture post once a week… This was an amazing sensory interactive art exhibit at the … Continue reading

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