The Importance of Being Earnest (and Honest)

Sometimes this blog is a difficult thing. When I started it, I thought I’d just do random posts about how the writing was going and also – because I spent 10 years as a librarian and I’m firmly of the belief that knowledge is power – I wanted to share what I’d learned from the … Continue reading “The Importance of Being Earnest (and Honest)”

Putting the E Back Into S*x

Okay, so, I’ve got over my rejection. Actually I’m well over it. Much more so than the previous one. Odd considering how much time and effort I put into this story. And maybe that’s part of it. I’ve learned SO much just in the writing of it that I didn’t feel any of that effort … Continue reading “Putting the E Back Into S*x”

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Rejections

No, I haven’t had my partial rejected. I really, really hope it won’t be but nothing is ever certain when it comes to publishing. However, if it does get the big ole R, I hope people will remind me of this post because I’m currently trying to get my head around loving my rejections.This is … Continue reading “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Rejections”

Romance Writing is Not for Sissies

Okay, as someone told me on the RWNZ email loop today, congratulations on my rejection because it means I’m a writer. And she’s right. I can no longer pretend that it’s a little something I do in my spare time, that it’s a sideline to my real life, that it’s my hobby, that it doesn’t … Continue reading “Romance Writing is Not for Sissies”