I made my first sale three years ago, February 2010. Some days I remember every detail of that day. Others, the excitement is old news. The rush of getting that email faded, leaving me little jaded and, I admit, a bit impatient with people who aren’t to that point yet. But I try to hold… Continue reading Getting the email… My first sale
One hard thing about writing is that there is no clear finish. Sure, the story ends, but then I get to go back and start editing. Then come are critiques and beta readers, more editing, more tweaking, more fussing. It’s never perfect. There is always a typo I wonder how I missed, oh, and by… Continue reading Are We There Yet?
“It’s not personal.” Don’t you love the saying? I’ll bet you do. About as much as you like a slap in the face. Inevitably, this phrase comes on the heels of some sort of criticism. Whether the opinion is engineered to help or hurt, it seldom gives a rosy flutter in your heart. They say,… Continue reading It’s Not Personal
The Diamonds had a very informal meeting this past month. We were few in number, but none the less enthusiastic. As you can see from the photos, most of us were in our St. Patty’s Day green. Some of us really went ALL out. Lynda and Margaret here have their green. Margaret even has her… Continue reading March 17 Meeting Update