All posts tagged: Again

The Big News!

If you’ve read my blog, you know I’ve been writing Southern romantic women’s  fiction for awhile, and working toward my goal of  publishing traditionally–if there is such a thing in today’s rapidly-changing market. I’ve moaned and groaned about my submissions and rejections, and how I felt that at some pointit would happen. But before I tell it, I want to say something:  This is the fun part, the part thatI’ve dreamed about–showing off my new cover, getting the pat on the back from all my family and friends who know how I’ve struggled.  But before this, there were years of writing for nothing except the enjoyment of creating a story, then  waiting to hear back from agents and editors, and getting punched in the gut and told my story “wasn’t quite right” for their needs, or that my characters didn’t resonate. Writing has been the one thing I’ve stuck with in my life with very little visible reward (besides tennis). It’s hard, and it’s thankless most of the time. So, every one of your pats and congrats make me feel like …