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From the Writer’s Desk

Querying Over the years, I have finished my first novel, am a third of the way through my second, and work on multiple short stories. Up until this year, I was under the false impression that crafting those worlds and works was the most challenging part of the process. I have since revised that opinion. The query letter has taken […]


To say that 2020 was a problematic year for most of us is a dramatic understatement. While each individual and family endured their own unique aspects, mine was no exception. We went through many ups and downs, some of which even gave us question whether we would make it out alive. Instead of dwelling on the negative, we have looked […]