July 7, 2015 by kristin
Last week I heard about a pitch contest on Twitter called #pg70pit. It’s based on the idea that the best …
Category Historical Novel Society, Progress | Tags: #pg70pit, agents, contest, HNS, pitch contest, pitching
March 16, 2014 by kristin
Somebody fetch me my smelling salts! I just found out I made it to the top 60 of #PitchMadness! It’s …
Category News, Progress, Writing Process | Tags: agents, contests, pitch madness, pitchmadness, twitter, twitter contest
July 1, 2013 by kristin
I’m a rule follower, always have been. I can still feel the sting of humiliation from that one time my …
Category Editing, Historical Novel Society, Writing Process | Tags: agents, cutting, editing, HNS, querying, revision, word count
March 26, 2013 by kristin
My older daughter’s pre-school is on Spring Break this week, because almost-3-year-olds need a rest from all that strenuous gluing of bits of paper to other paper.
What this means for me is less time for writing, more time for taking my girl to the library and the children’s museum and the Mediterranean restaurant, and every bathroom therein.
While we were out today, we ran into a friend of mine, who asked, “Where’s the interloper?” It struck me as such an apt description of the new baby, from my older daughter’s point of view.
Category Editing, Kiddos, Writing Process | Tags: agents, baby, query letters, querying, toddler