The end of October saw me at the Westin Boneadventure Hotel in Downtown LA, experiencing my very first writer's conference. The Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference (WDNWC) was a three-day event, geared more towards improving one's craft than meeting agents or networking and it was great! I learned a lot, both from the fantastic speakers and... Continue Reading →
It's time for an update to my resources page! I have some great new sites for submission stuff (synopsis, query letters, literary journal submissions), craft (skin tone words and representation of marginalized groups), and some of that delightful money business we all love (taxes/insurance and publications that pay). As always, I welcome addition suggestions!
Pitch Wars, for those who don't know, is a yearly contest run by author Brenda Drake. To get in, you submit in a sample chapter and query letter for a completed novel to four different mentors in your target age bracket and genre. Mentors then choose one mentee to help polish up and present to agents. I applied... Continue Reading →
Looking for somewhere to submit? Ladies! We want your work! TUBE. is putting out the call for our upcoming print edition, celebrating creative girls and the things they do. Give us your art, your poetry, your music, your articles, but do it soon, as our deadline is June 29th. We can’t wait to see your... Continue Reading →