My flight was delayed. I was a novice traveler. The intricacies of airports and boarding times were foreign to me. All I knew was to arrive early and hope everything was running on time. In the lone trip I took by myself just a year prior, I had not experienced a delay through four flights. That changed leaving for California a little over a week … Continue reading Unexpected Encounter
This morning I received yet another email from a literary agent unwilling to represent me and get Sunset Cove published. This marked the fifth rejection email I’ve received on the project. This morning’s email was different, though. It wasn’t an automated response generated from an overbooked agent, nor was it a task assigned to a secretary giving the stereotypical “thanks, but no thanks” response. Instead, … Continue reading Update: Handling Rejection
Sometimes someone comes into our lives to let us know what we’ve been missing. Throughout my adventure in the written word, reflection has been my most common genre in my portfolio. One could suspect that I would know myself well by reading any post on here or any poem in my poetry book, and normally I would agree with anyone who believed that sentiment, but … Continue reading Reminded How to Feel
The question I am most often asked always seems to be somewhere along the lines of, “How did you come up with that idea?” or “What do you write about?” Those aren’t easy questions to answer, but here’s my best attempt: Currently, I have more ideas for novels than I will ever have the opportunity to write. Everyday I’ll come up with one or two … Continue reading What Do I Write About?