I submitted my manuscript!!-…now for the long wait while the overwhelmed publisher gets to me in the queue. Unless I’m the next JK of course. Anyway, back to being serious. I knew I was doing the last tidying of my MS for a real deadline, so I purposely (and painfully) stopped reading for a month – outside of… Continue reading I submitted my manuscript!!
2017 Reading Challenge-I first heard about this reading challenge from one of my lovely followers (thanks Mik!). She in turn was inspired by Hannah Braime. The challenge is all about reading books I might overlook or wouldn’t usually consider. And it’s working for me already! I must have spent about 8 hours searching for books, looking through… Continue reading 2017 Reading Challenge
Top Five Books of 2016-I was surprised to learn (courtesy of my Goodreads account) that I read 76 books last year! That’s a lot of procrastinating (and explains why my own novel is still not finished). It also made picking my Top 5 so hard I had to expand it to a Top 10. So here, in the order… Continue reading Top Five Books of 2016
I pitched my novel!-I went to the Australian Society of Authors ‘Literary Speed Dating’ day last week. I know it sounds like something I found on Tinder, but really it’s where you line up at the publisher you think would be most likely to be interested in your much-slaved-over-masterpiece and spend 90 seconds telling them about it, and… Continue reading I pitched my novel!