The nine stages of waiting to hear back from a publisher

You’ve done it. 630 hours later and you’re ready to send your perfectly polished masterpiece off to the Big 5 (or the Small 254). But what happens next isn’t pretty… 1) Hitting the Send Button   2) Galloping around the house once you submit your masterpiece   3) Keeping yourself busy as you wait #3MonthsLater   4) Trying not to tell everyone that you’ve submitted … Continue reading The nine stages of waiting to hear back from a publisher

The nine stages of writer’s block

Some people say writer’s block doesn’t exist. That it’s just epic procrastination and laziness tied up in a pretty package. But it does exist. Oh. Hell. Yes. It. does. Sometimes it can last from a few hours to a few years (true story!) but the journey is still the same… 1) It all starts with one tiny seemingly terrifying hurdle   2) And then it begins…   … Continue reading The nine stages of writer’s block