Got Junk In Your Writing Trunk? You’re Not Alone.

You’ll often see, as you meander through writing Twitter, people discouraged from unsuccessful queries being told by other writers (or even by those they’ve queried) that a project may need to be sat aside. “Put it in the trunk,” they’ll tell you.  “Write another book.” As a writer, it’s disheartening to think that a projectContinue reading “Got Junk In Your Writing Trunk? You’re Not Alone.”

Patience is a virtue (that you’ll need if you want to trad-pub)

Originally posted on Wages of War:
In my first post in this series, I explained how being published (and by that I mean traditionally published, going the agent-to-publisher route) has been my dream since I was a teenager. What I didn’t know back then, and what I didn’t realize until I’d already started down the…

“The End” Is Only The Beginning

Originally posted on Wages of War:
When I was sixteen, I got my first real job. My first introduction to the working world of W-2s, withholding and fifteen-minute breaks was as a retail sales clerk for the now-defunct B. Dalton Bookseller. For a teenager whose nose was always buried in a book, it was the…