Monday, January 25, 2010

Check it out!

I've been doing some work on my query as I am editing my book. I want to have everything ready for when I'm done so I can just go into submitting to agents. I just recently had my query posted in the blog The Public Query Slushpile. I also have it in the forums on QueryTracker. So please check it out and once I am confident in my query I will post it on here!

Friday, January 22, 2010


I just got done with a nice nap today. It lasted an hour longer then I wanted but whatever. I got two great story ideas out of it! It has been the first time I had a dream make enough sense that I could make it into a story! I usually don't remember my dreams but I think I will enjoy one day penning these stories!

Do you ever get an idea and think it would make a better movie than a book? I wish I knew how to write a screenplay.

Glad the weekend is upon us! Weekends mean I get to work on my writing! Happy Weekend all! Go Colts!

Saturday, January 16, 2010

The Hollow The Hollow by Jessica Verday

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
I read this book when it first came out and loved it. The characters really came to life and it was a hard book for me to put down. I would recommend it to anyone who likes YA books.

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How much batter do you leave?

I was making brownies for the youth that come to our house on Saturday nights and my husband caught me liking the batter bowl. He didn't want any himself ( I was willing to share) and then it hit me!

You can tell how depressed or happy a women is by the amount of batter she leaves in the bowl to eat!

Now, I thought that was a super awesome thought. But now it's got me thinking, do depressed women leave a lot in the bowl, and happy women leave none? I consider myself happy and I didn't leave a lot, but I think it is possible for a happy women to leave a lot as well, because we all know that eating the batter is very yummy! What are your thoughts?

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

getting published and American Idol

i was thinking last night...

the road to getting published is a lot like American .idol. the thousands of people who audition are like query letters, and only a few of those get chosen to move on. your query might turn into a partial request, aka going to hollywood. if your partial turns into a full, and you sign with an agent, you have made it through hollywood week. getting your book published is like making it to the top ten. you are in, but your not a superstar. winning American Idol is like having a book like Twilight or Harry Potter.
so, there you have it people- American Idol is a lot like trying to get published.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

A very interesting start to the year

This year has started much different then the rest. I have a feeling I will be remembering this one. Things have been a little rocky for my husband and I lately but we are starting to get them figured out. I think that will help get us on the right foot for the rest of this year and for years to come!

I haven't been writing like I would like to be. I don't know if it is just that I feel to stressed, or depressed or what, but I just feel like I don't have the energy. It makes me sad, because I love to write and it is a passion of mine. I just have so many other things right now I could be doing with my time. I think I am going to try to set some time, at least once a week for just writing. That might be a good way to get the ball rolling!!