Bad Poetry Friday

Little Girl (c. 1994) Little girl, she had a mom and a dad so she learned to love everyone she had Taught to fear no one and her parents said, "Little gir, go have fun." and she didn't worry none   Little girl, not so little anymore she forgot what laughing and loving was for … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

March Madness, or That Time I Got an Agent

The long and the short of it is that I'm now represented by Danielle Chiotti at Upstart Crow. I started March (well, January if I'm being honest) wanting to find one person who loved my little book about death row ¬†as much as I did. What happened was two people loved it. I liked both … Continue reading March Madness, or That Time I Got an Agent

Rejection Playlist Volume 2, Track 8 “Everybody Hurts”

Rejection is a huge part of being a writer. Most of the time, it's other people telling you no: your critique group, contests, agents and editors. But sometimes, you have to be the one to say it and it sucks. Saying no to someone sucks even worse that being rejected (at least for me). Sometimes … Continue reading Rejection Playlist Volume 2, Track 8 “Everybody Hurts”

Bad Poetry Friday

There's a reason I call this bad poetry Friday. This really sucks.     Alone (c. 1994) She waits for a letter or the phone to ring To hear a voice and the news it brings   Nobody writes and nobody calls So it seems that nobody cares at all   She does not exist … Continue reading Bad Poetry Friday

Mortification Monday

No video today. Call it laziness.¬†Sunday, August 14thDear Diary,Well I made it home. Safely and in one piece. I'm glad to be home but I wish I were still at camp . I miss it and my friends. I said goodbye to Mr. Pizza Head today today. He now lives in the church dumpster. Last … Continue reading Mortification Monday