Querying, Revising, Drafting in the New Year

I still haven't updated my 2013 reading list or started my 2014 reading list, but I swear I'm getting to it!I spent my winter holiday in the Adirondacks (where we did our critique group writers' retreat in early November). The house is made of magical qualities for writing. I wrote 34,000+ words there in five … Continue reading Querying, Revising, Drafting in the New Year

Unvariably lovely there: taking a look inside Lovely, Dark and Deep by Amy McNamara

Someone once asked me what reading was to me. I said, a coping mechanism. She said, I don't think so. She said, I think that it's an escape method. I laughed and replied, aren't those the same thing? She shook her head. One year later, I think I understand what she meant.┬áThat is to say, … Continue reading Unvariably lovely there: taking a look inside Lovely, Dark and Deep by Amy McNamara