How to Embrace Rejection and Keep Writing

Rejection is inevitable if you want to be published, so thicken your skin, baby.  On September 14, 2017, I crossed a big-ticket item off my bucket list. Not only had I completed a 75,000 word romance novel, a bucket list feat in itself, I submitted it to Harlequin Historical Romance for consideration. Pressing the submit … Continue reading How to Embrace Rejection and Keep Writing

Behind Closed Doors – A Short Story

Note: This 1800 word short story evolved from a Writer's Digest prompt. The challenge was to begin and end it with the very first and last sentences of the story, which WD provided. This is the first time I'm sharing it with anyone, which is kind of scary. It's rough and flawed, but it's mine. It was on a bright … Continue reading Behind Closed Doors – A Short Story