SYNTHESIS Meets Its New Friend, Mr. Shelf

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After much weeping and gnashing of teeth, plus an extremely overdue phone conversation with my lovely agent Alanna Ramirez, I/we have decided to shelve SYNTHESIS for the time being. You may think that, given the amount of time and energy I’ve spent on that manuscript this year, I just might be on the verge of uncontrollable […]

I’m Having A Breakdown; Also, The Lovely Heather McCorkle Gets Invaded By Her Character

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Don’t forget to enter The Clearing Giveaway Part Deux, running through the end of May! *          *          * Well. If I were to start this post with something like, “My, the end of the school year is busy!” or, “Goodness, when did life get so crazy?” or, “Hey, I’m not sure how much more of […]

The Scariest Feeling Of All: Indifference

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I’m having trouble caring anymore. About being published, I mean. Really published. Because yes, my first novel is out there, but I did it myself. I’m just going to go ahead and say it: self-publishing felt like giving up. It did not feel fun. It did not feel victorious. It did not feel exciting, although […]