The Psychic Sunburn

Writing </ I got my short story published today, and the magazine sent me an email to let me know I will receive this hard copy. I am truly honored. Maybe, I tell myself, I can finally call myself a writer. My ultimate goal is to finish the revisions on my memoir - but the …

Why Don’t I Celebrate This?

I recently submitted a short story I wrote. I'm rather new at this, so I sent it out to twenty-four magazines, believing my little story would be published in a widely circulated magazine. For two or three months, I waited hoping for that magical moment when I read "Congratulations," but the only thing I received …

NO NO NO NO NO NO NO and NO!

So I received another rejection email. What was wrong with my story written specifically for a magazine addressing disabilites? It was about Jessica's sensory deprivation disorder! Come on now! #writing #literaryagents #disabilities #sensoryintegrationtherapy #memoirwriting #occupationaltherapy

Write Me

So I went to the Florida Writers Association conference last weekend. I met lots of other writers, rubbed shoulders with publishers and agents and generally kept hearing people talk about books they published. Except almost everyone had paid a publisher to publish or had their book on Amazon. This wasn't exactly what I expected... I …