Query update: Nada. Sorry. I’m almost ready to get back at it. It’s my week with the kids. And it’s also like a million degrees outside. So we’re all a bit on edge. Work on my day job has eased, so I have less stress. But without the extra stress, I also don’t have asContinue reading “boring mom summer”
Query update: Still at a standstill, sorry. Life. Hopefully soon, I’ll get some energy to move on it. I’ve been thinking about dissociation a lot recently. I hadn’t really ever thought about it until a couple years ago. It hadn’t occurred to me that it could be something that I could have experienced. I’m notContinue reading “dissociation and me”
Query update: It’s bad. Got another two rejections this week. Sigh. Feedback from my editor due next week, so I’m hoping for my seventh wind. Schools are out again, and my kids have both been exposed to a Covid case, so we are on quarantine. In my 800 sq ft apartment. In spring. So, yeah.Continue reading “cursed sandwiches & pandemic parenthood”
No query updates: everything’s the same. I’ll soon have a fancy new query letter that’ll be ready for the world (and agents, mostly) to see. But for now, everything’s the same and nobody wants my story yet. Anyway, here we are. And by here I mean: on lockdown. Again. Our third wave of Covid hasContinue reading “the space between”
Queries sent: 20Rejections: ~7 (got another one this week, but haven’t done a full count)Full/partial requests: 0Teeny bit of good news: I was “high on the maybe list” of a RevPit editor! I am not the most healthy person in the world. I have mental health issues, I sometimes overeat, and I feel tired mostContinue reading “5 stupidly easy & unbelievably healthy things to do”
No query updates this week, sorry. I don’t have the spoons for it. It’s not good, though. Got another rejection this week. A nice one. So, silver lining. Also, I fully stole this title from that P!nk song, which I love (except for the super-blatant gaslighting: the male singer literally says, “It’s all in yourContinue reading “not broken just bent”
Query Week 5Queries sent: 20Rejections: 6Full/partial requests: 0 It is the 7000th month of Covid, and the new variants are creating a third fricken’ wave of this horribleness. It snowed yesterday (in April…), my uterus is being wrung out like wet laundry, and I have a headache. I am not having an awesome time rightContinue reading “managing, sort of”
Sometimes the hardest thing to do is keep going. It may not feel like it, but it’ll be okay.