Have you ever found a song that so completely embodies your story it makes your heart burst (or your eyes well up or your adrenaline rush) nearly every time you listen to it? Like, you can't even listen to it for enjoyment anymore because you're staring off in the distance imagining all the scenes that … Continue reading Adventures in Queryland Day I Don’t Even Know Anymore: Create a playlist!
Submittable says I've been in Queryland for 2 months and 14 days... but who is counting? Not me. Nope. Not with such things to distract me like spring break in Seattle, the #RevPit contest on Twitter and my 9 yo son informing me he needs AT LEAST seven hours notice for things like haircuts and … Continue reading Adventures in Queryland Days 29-I’ve Lost Count: Spring break in Seattle!
Okay, so I haven't been stalking the #PitchMadness feed for the entire 17 days since I last fired this thing up. Only since February 24th, so like, what is that, six days now? I don't know, I've lost count. I've been in creeper mode too long, I guess. Not full creeper mode, mind you, because I've been interacting and … Continue reading Adventures in Queryland Day 10-28: Stalk PitchMadness Feed + Upcoming Contests.
Well, let's see. Where'd I leave off? I feel like so much yet nothing has happened since my last post. I guess we'll start with Ikea. Oh, Ikea. Is it just me or are you cursed? Because there hasn't been one time that I've gone into your vast wonderland of ready-to-assemble furniture and haven't either … Continue reading Adventures in Queryland Days 7,8,9: Continue living life semi-successfully.
Not gonna lie, most of today was spent trying not to think about what's going on with my manuscript. Laundry didn't help. Making a list of agents to query didn't help. Eating the rest of my son's Goldfish crackers didn't even help. And I really love those things. On top of that, my delusions of … Continue reading Adventures in Queryland Day 6: Freak out about your MS.