Last Steps to the WriteMentor Showcase and Query Tips

Hello, friends! It’s been such a busy summer. I’ll admit, July was rough for me. I had some unexpected health problems, and my mental health took a hit alongside it. But after taking some time to focus on my mental health, I’m doing so much better, and life in general has been great. I hope… Continue reading Last Steps to the WriteMentor Showcase and Query Tips

Understanding Industry Trends (Especially When You’re Not One of Them)

Hi there! Hope you’re having a delightful holiday season and that you’ve enjoyed at LEAST one mug of hot cocoa. December is always a reflective month for me -- looking back at the lessons I’ve learned along the way, the good moments and the not-so-good ones, and thinking about the year ahead. If you’ve been… Continue reading Understanding Industry Trends (Especially When You’re Not One of Them)

Handling the Querying Trenches

My characters! Art by the amazing morgana0anagrom (IG) Hello hello! Since my last post, I am so excited to announce that I’m officially querying my YA light fantasy adventure novel! Crossing all my fingers for good news, and sending positive vibes to anyone else on a similar road. Querying, or pitching a novel to literary… Continue reading Handling the Querying Trenches

Knowing the Right Time to Query

Hello wonderful people! I've been working hard on my latest round of revisions, and now, I'm almost at the point I've been so excited to reach: the query phase! I've often asked myself the question I'm sure all writers are familiar with: how do you know when your story is ready to query? For my… Continue reading Knowing the Right Time to Query