My friend Holly Robinson's novel, THE WISHING HILL (and its stunning cover) will be published by Penguin in Summer 2013. Oh, and she'll have another novel published in 2014! So I'm going to make sure she comes back to talk more about all that crazy awesomeness! But today, Holly shares with us why it's important to just keep on writing, and trying no matter what. Why? Because you just don't know … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Writing, Rejections, and Going for that Overhead Smash by Author Holly Robinson
We've all gotten them. Rejection letters. They run the gamut from leftover napkins scrawled with obscenities to carefully worded and helpful emails that enable us to shelter a bit of self-esteem. Wouldn't it be fabulous if we could dictate how those letters were written? After all, if we're going to get them, shouldn't they meet OUR guidelines? Author Janet Josselyn thinks so! And I … [Read more...] about Submission Guidelines For Writer Rejections: A Guest Post By Author Janet Josselyn
I met Anne Clinard Barnhill because we're both pregnant -- BOOK PREGNANT, that is. We're members of a small group of debut authors who yammer on and on all day in a undisclosed location and then post publicly on the Book Pregnant Blog, which you can find here. Anne's such a diverse and talented author with published short stories, poetry, a memoir and a novel -- I'm thrilled she is willing to … [Read more...] about Author Anne Clinard Barnhill on Writer's Rejection, Otherwise Known As 'A Sure Thing'