If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.
What’s your plan when this whole computer thing doesn’t work out?
~My dad, the farmer,
to my husband, the computer engineer
I’ve been very impressed with the amount of agents, publishers, and authors on social media. That is, I’ve stumbled upon this fantastic writing/publishing subculture on social media. Twitter is especially magical in this regard, full of happy agents bragging about their book, frustrated agents working through their slush piles, and all of them who would like everyone, everywhere, to read their submission guidelines before querying. Continue reading
After my spectacular train trip at the end of May I was feeling quite exhausted. I didn’t sleep well the entire time I was away (but I still can’t speak highly enough of how much I enjoyed myself). Besides that, I finished my manuscript which is pretty freaking cool.
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Writing is something you do alone. It’s a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don’t want to make eye contact while doing it.
(via I Believe in Story)
I’m not one to show emotion in public. Apart from the occasional bouts of hearty laughter, I’m about as expressive as a Vulcan with resting bitch face. No joke, at my wedding rehearsal my family all had the note that we needed to look like my husband and I liked each other. When I say “I don’t hate it” I’m about maxed out in the enthusiasm department.