SCBWI Category

I Signed a Book Contract!

Be the first to get release news and book updates! Here’s the story: Several years ago, when I was a still a new mom, my parents paid for me to go to one of the local SCBWI writing retreats. I dropped my husband and daughter off at my sister-in-law’s so she could help with the […]

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Workshop Invitation

A week after I submitted my query, I checked my email. I didn’t have an email from the agent, but I did have one from the event coordinator of my SCBWI chapter. She asked if I would lead a workshop this spring! I am so excited. I have wanted to lead some workshops or classes, […]

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Manuscript Update

So obviously, I’ve gone quite awhile without posting. Lack of Internet access coupled with some domestic adjusting to new jobs and things of that sort are my excuse. But really, I just needed a break from constantly updating this blog. 😀 But hopefully, I’m back, at least semi-regularly. And I have a new deadline! If […]

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Preconference

Freak out moment. I am about to go to my first ever writer’s conference! And I have a critique. So, pray for me. I will be back hopefully on Monday with a recap of the event! If not Monday, then sometime next week, I hope! Yay!!

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New Plan

After restarting Book One a half dozen times in the past nine months as well as completely rewriting section one two and a half times, I was beginning to despair. (Sometimes, Anne of Green Gables’ melodramatic description of being “in the depths of despair” seems completely appropriate. . . .) I reinvigorated my urge to […]

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