Querying an Agent is Terrifying

I am a prolific writer, and world-class yellow-bellied chicken.  I have finished drafts of seven novels.  I have queried zero agents.  Why? To a backwoods girl with big dreams, querying a “big-city” agent is terrifying.  Here’s why: I have zero literary connections. I have attended zero fancy writing conferences. I have zero professional proofreading connections. … More Querying an Agent is Terrifying

Why I won’t self-publish, but won’t hate you if you do.

A friend of mine finished writing a book in her junior year of high school.  She spent a little while querying agents, and after receiving a handful of rejections, she decided that her talent was not being appreciated and she decided to take a different route:  self-publishing.  Last spring, she had one-hundred books printed, and, … More Why I won’t self-publish, but won’t hate you if you do.