Novelspot 7 Part Series on Writing Journey
Novelspot is doing a neat feature where they are serializing my journey as a writer into 7 parts.
Part 1: The focus is on my childhood and high school writing days - the role my painful shyness played and how I was very uncomfortable with the writer label in high school.
Day 2: Getting Published as a Teenager
In Day 2 of my 7-part Novel Spot series, I talk about getting my young adult novel Face-Off - written in high school study halls - published by Avon Books at age 18.
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Finding Hope Then Hitting Rock Bottom
Day 4 of the Novelspot series: I talk about becoming a journalist, writing my first mystery novels, getting an agent, being dumped by the agent, and dealing with fatigue from post-pregnancy hypothyroidism.
Part 5-Winning the Malice Domestic Grant at the Agatha Awards
Part 5 of the Novelspot Series - I felt as if I'd hit rock bottom with my novel-writing career until I won the Malice Domestic Grant presented at the Agatha Awards banquet.
Part 6 of Novelspot Series - Back in The Game With Mainly Murder Press
Part 6 of the Novelspot series - Finally, three publishing contracts from Mainly Murder Press, a web site, and taking control of my career! http://novelspot.net/node/3749
Why I Write - Novelspot Series Conclusion
Day 7 of the Novelspot series: Here to Stay. This post concludes the series and answers the questions why did I choose to write as a child and why do I still write today as an adult? http://novelspot.net/node/3751