Episode two The Secret of the Old Morgue, picked up right where we left off with Nancy in the attic wondering if her parents had something to do with the “dead” part of Dead Lucy. From there it’s back to work where she’s on her phone looking at mugshot photos of Ned she obtained by… Continue reading Nancy Drew Episode Two
Recap of the first episode of the CW’s Nancy Drew and how it compares to the books.
Most writers have a book or book series that was hugely influential to them in their younger years and I’m no exception. For me it was Nancy Drew. Not the paperback ones that were already slightly out of date when I was in sixth grade, but the old yellow ones. I l loved them and… Continue reading Nancy Drew
Hello friends! It’s been a long time, I know, but I’ve been busy doing exciting writerly things and not so exciting normal life things. If you’ve been wondering about Opera Ghost I’ve gotten at least twenty agent rejections, some with helpful feedback some with less helpful more hurtful feedback. I like to think I’m becoming… Continue reading Pitch Wars
Opera Ghosts and Literary Agents: the question we’re asking today is, do either of them exist… Just kidding! Literary Agents do exist they’re just super hard to find kind of like corgi puppies. You may have been able to guess that I’m still querying for an agent. The query letter has gone through several drafts… Continue reading Opera Ghost and Literary Agents
Holy long time since I posted Batman! First off bookish news. I finished my Phantom of the Opera retell. Tentatively called Opera Ghost. It was a very fun process and showed me how much I’d grown as a writer. My first book, Music Between Worlds, took four years and counting and Opera Ghost took a little… Continue reading Querying Again…
So, it’s been a long long time since I posted here. I didn’t mean to go so many months, and honestly was surprised to discover it’s November already. You’d think this many years into writing and blogging and I’d have found a good rhythm, a good strategy, a good routine… C’est la vie or at… Continue reading Life, I guess.
Just a few old friends, a few new friends, and a road named after my hometown way out here in the mountains. Our two year anniversary of moving to the Pacific Northwest came and went and we remembered but then forgot. We were pretty busy with the end of the school year, and having family… Continue reading Two Year Church-aversary
I thought a quick update might be in order. My query letters have been sent out to the first batch of agents. By the time you read this we will be nearing the end of the third week of waiting. Week three is significant because before that you’re just waiting. No one has said no… Continue reading Query
I think Spring is here. I hesitate to say that it’s 100% here because in MI. just as soon as you think it’s really spring there’s another snow storm. But here in WA. it’s been sunny off and on for a couple of weeks, and lots of things are blooming, including the cherry trees. Yesterday… Continue reading Cherry Blossoms and Agents.