Everyone loves writing contests! They’re a great way to get feedback and make valuable connections, and they’re totally not stressful at all. Nope, there’s absolutely nothing anxiety-making about putting our work out there to be judged and poked at and rejected. A really super duper fun thing about contests is how they’re extremely public. Everyone… Continue reading #chillwritingtips: In The Game Of Contests, You Win Or You Die…Right?
A quick intro: #chillwritingtips is a series about making sure we don’t lose our love of writing in the process of trying to get it published. The whole time I was querying, I wanted it to be OVER. I was not a fan of the waiting and uncertainty and dealing with my own writerly neuroses… Continue reading #chillwritingtips: I Don’t Have Any Exciting News, And That’s Okay
I sent my first query for my first manuscript in the beginning of 2013. I thought the manuscript in question was fresh and fun and awesome. Actually, I knew it was fresh and fun and awesome, because I’d had a fresh and fun and awesome time writing it. I thought all my jokes were hilarious… Continue reading #Chillwritingtips: An Introduction