Tuesday, June 14, 2011

And the Verdict Is...

Not interested.

I got my first rejection letter today. Rejection e-mail, rather. I'm not as crushed as I thought I would be. I'm certainly bummed out but I mean, come on, who gets published on their first try? Not me.

The aquisitions department was very kind and gave some very helpful feedback. Also, they wrote that if I made a few changes, they might reconsider looking at my manuscript again. I wonder if I shouldn't just consider self publishing one or two copies, just for my own collection.

I guess it's rewrite (within reason) time. 

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Writer's Block, Anyone?

So, I started seriously working on my second book yesterday. It's crazy how I have all these thoughts swirling around in my head, I can't type them down fast enough and then everything comes to a screeching halt when I can't figure out how to get from one part to another. The devil's in the details, I guess.

Wanna hear something even more twisted? It kind of freaks me out when I hear positive feedback for my first book because then I feel this pressure to reach that standard for the second. And it really does have to match because it's the sequel to the first. My head's about to explode!! And it's only June 1st.

By the way. A big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my sweet four year old, Moe.