Hello from the other side! June has been a busy month for me. I had my second book release and wrote my first official edit letter as a Rogue Mentor. I’m also slowly working through feedback letters to some Rogue hopefuls. And now that my mentee has started her revision process, I want to share … Continue reading Five Lessons From the Other Side of the Query Letter
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Interview: Ren Hutchings on Writing Mentorship
I'm about to start a new chapter in my writing journey: becoming a mentor! The application period for Rogue Mentor begins in less than a week on Friday, April 22 —and I'm nervous (and excited) about it. As a first-time mentor, I turned to my Pitch Wars mentor Ren Hutchings to ask “HOW THO?” Now, … Continue reading Interview: Ren Hutchings on Writing Mentorship
Pitch Wars Is Over. Its Legacy Is Just Beginning.
Pitch Wars is dead. Long live Pitch Wars. Last Tuesday's announcement by Brenda Drake, the founder of the Pitch Wars mentorship program, sent shockwaves through all of my writing groups. https://twitter.com/PitchWars/status/1493595439005945856?s=20&t=NSxsdbjgV_CZ9Us3XFm5sg My 2020 alumni chat, now the penultimate mentee class, gathered in our Discord chat for a virtual group hug, expressing sadness, surprise, and gratitude … Continue reading Pitch Wars Is Over. Its Legacy Is Just Beginning.
#WriterInMotion Week 3 – CP Edit: The Witch of Blue Ridge
Week 3 is already upon us! My critique partners and I started this round a bit early, as we all had our self-edited drafts ready to go. I'm so grateful to my CPs for their help in this round of the Writer In Motion event. I was nervous about the process, since this was my first time doing the event, but I had no reason to be. In fact, everyone I've met and interacted with through WIM has been incredibly kind, talented, and friendly.