So, I've decided to self-publish my first novel, DEADLINES ARE MURDER: A Sam Monroe Mystery. After querying and reading about small presses, reading up on the state of agents and the publishing industry today it seems to me that publishing industry is changing and has materially changed in the past two or more years. So, … Continue reading Next steps for DEADLINES ARE MURDER
As we jumped up and down and encouraged the lobsters to move as quickly as possible, I realized that the lobsters had no way of opening the back door let along making it the 50 miles from our house to the ocean.
Whew, I have always wanted to write a novel and I finally decided to just do it. I have now finished my 3rd draft and am ready to have some people read it over for me. Signing up for the CrimeBake conference (www.crimebake.org) held last November did push me to get my time devoted to writing … Continue reading Writing Life: My First Novel