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The Scariest Word Ever Said to Me

Fear - girl covering eyes with her hair.

It’s been a while since I last touched base—longer than I intended. As I stated in my Finish the Race post, November is a terrible month for me to do a writing challenge—last year even more so. December wasn’t much better with on and off illnesses in the family, end-of-the-year events for every extra-curricular activity, and Christmas prep. I had hopes that come January, I’d be ready to start fresh and hit the ground running, but one word put a stop to that—biopsy.

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Come Hell or High Water

Come Hell or High Water - wave over San Francisco

It’s been almost three months since I sent out my last query letter to agents. Initially, it was to sit back and reevaluate my submission materials. The query letter was the first victim. Synopsis, the second. Several eyes passed through them, and I felt pretty confident in their quality. The timing was good, too, because there were several contests coming up in April.

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