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.
This week I finished my book. When I say finished, I mean, it’s done, I’m not changing another word until someone willing to pay me money for it tells me too. By now you’re probably catching on that writing a book is a multi step process, so “done” is a somewhat relative term. The kids were… Continue reading One Step Closer
All the Phantom posts have been leading to this, or perhaps you could even say that all of the places that book and musical have touched in my heart, have been leading to this. This is going to be the year of Phantom, because that is what I’m doing… I have begun writing my second… Continue reading Phantom of the Opera Part III