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Never Underestimate the Power of a Writing Prompt

The prompt box I've been writing again–this morning, 2,000 words in an hour, words that came easily and almost effortlessly.  This, after noodling around, trying to decide which novel idea to pick up next.  (I've got four of them churning around in my brain.)   I'm also a tad bit distracted, because my agent is […]

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Gone Rewriting

I am working on a rewrite of my novel, The Bonne Chance Bakery.  And, of course, the exciting news is that this rewrite is not just for me.  Nope, I am rewriting to the notes from the agent with whom I just signed, Erin Niumata, and one of her readers.   This is all happening […]

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When the Time is Right

I was talking to my friend Janet yesterday, and I told her my story about acquiring my agent.  "Wow, when the time is right, things happen fast," she said. Yes, they do. And, when the time is right, things happen a bit differently.  I do NOT recommend this, but I ignored lots of the advice I routinely […]

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How I Got My Agent

For starters, in case you missed the news, I am now officially represented by Erin Niumata at Folio Lit. Woot woot!  Best news ever.  It happened fast.  She was the only agent I sent the query to, and it was one week from sending her the query to the phone call offering representation. A freaking miracle. […]

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Getting an Agent

I've promised to be forthcoming about every aspect of the process of getting my book published, so here goes another post on it.  Last week I off-handedly mentioned that I was looking for an agent.  Later, was speaking with my buddy Square-Peg Karen (keep an eye out for a cool collaboration we're working on) and […]

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