Advance Placement

Advance Placement - tired cheetah

I envy the person who can get up at 5AM, stretch, sit down at their computer, and write. That’s not me. Not even close. Anyone who’s seen my Twitter feed knows that. I proudly make known my need for anti-murderer juice (aka, coffee). My brain’s not fully functional until mid-morning at the earliest, which posed a bit of a problem when it came to this blog.

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That Extra Persistence

That Extra Persistence - try and stop me turtle

Someone told me at a writers’ conference a couple years ago that every author needs three things in order to get published: (1) Talent. (2) Persistence. (3) Luck. I’ve never forgotten that, especially now that I’m querying. Talent, I think I have—at least several people have told me I’m a good writer. Persistence, yes. Luck…I have to admit, I haven’t felt too lucky recently.

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