Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

One thing you have to understand about me is this–I hate not turning in papers on time, not getting work done when I’m supposed to, and most of all, breaking my promises.My self-imposed deadline for my new book came and went. I set a new date. That one...

 Out of Africa or What I Did On My Summer Vacation  First let me say, it wasn’t a vacation, it was a mission trip to Liberia. If you want to know more about the group I went with, go to the following website: dignityliberia.com.  Have you...

Waiting, Waiting, Waiting

I’ve done my part. The book is written, revised, sent off to my agent, and now begins the hard part –waiting for and editor to nibble. This is worse than the times my father and mother used to take the family fishing at a friend’s pond. My Dad would...

Getting The Call

The moment I’ve waited for my entire writing career finally arrived. I’d always envisioned getting the call from an agent who gushed over my book, while I, cool as a cucumber said, “Why thank you, I’m so pleased you enjoyed it.” Somehow a...

The Scary Stuff

I thought writing the book was the scary part. Then it was the submission process. Even though I’m published, I’m still beating the bushes for an agent. The last three books I’ve submitted have netted about 150 rejections so far. Does that make me...

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