I recently returned from my South American vacation to news that one of my short stories, "Second Honeymoon" was being published in the May 2014 issue of DRIFTLESS REVIEW and was a finalist for thier flash fiction contest. I may not have won the cash money, but you can read all 750 words of "Second Honeymoon" … Continue reading (Late) Breaking News: I’ve Published Another Short Story
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
I've got a piece called "Ready Set Go" on dealing with rejection over at Literary Rejections today. It's a great website for aspiring writers who need inspiration/encouragement/ advice.I even share a rejection from the first novel I ever tried to submit, a rejection I never shared with anyone before because I was embarrassed by it (because it was true).
So I have a bit of good news to share. I've been sitting on it for quite a few weeks months, yet telling everyone I know about it. I can no longer consider writing to be an expensive hobby that was draining both my soul and my bank account, because as of this week, someone … Continue reading Breaking News: This is No Longer the Expensive Hobby I Feared It Was