The other day, I laughed when I read author Laura Wright’s tweet “There's a lot of 'flashing eyes' in this draft. Need to fix.” I also recognized my own writing.
Our characters certainly do flash … Continue reading >>
Endings. They're not easy. My agent mentioned she thought my novel might need an additional scene at the end to “round things out,” which started me questioning things. Even though I liked the ending … Continue reading >>
Because the marketplace is so difficult, many agents work with their clients on their manuscripts prior to submitting them to publishing houses. A hands-on agent is a good one. I think I've got a … Continue reading >>
I'm proud to announce the release of my fourth poetry chapbook, SECURITY, published by March Street Press
“In Security, Linda brings us her hard-edged vision of a domestic life in which miracles … Continue reading >>
I found a terrific blog post on query letters written by Lynn Price, the editorial director for Behler Publications. Lynn says if you can define your story as either plot driven or character driven it … Continue reading >>
A few people asked exactly how many queries is a "small batch of queries" when I talked about my submission process in finding an agent.
Small, to me, is eight.
I mailed (or emailed) a batch of … Continue reading >>