That title's a new tongue twister in the making.
I got a very cool email from Figment Fiction over the weekend: my flash piece, Language Barriers, was selected to be a featured piece this week. Awesome! If you haven't read it, you should check it out. You should also join Figment because it's a super cool site.
Kim Culbertson, author of Instructions for a Broken Heart, had this to say about my story: "This has a fabulous first line and this writer really knows her genre. I laughed out loud when the main character tries to explain she's a 'virgin' and he takes her for a 'platonic' coffee. Wonderful, playful voice in this one."
Right on. It's always nice to hear that someone in the industry enjoyed your work :)
I'd also like to remind everyone that the Query Doctor is still open, so if you have a query you'd like to bring in for a check-up, please do! You should all have a look at Perna's rewrite of her query from last time.
I feel kind of cheesy every time I use the pseudo-medical jargon, but GUESS WHAT I DON'T CARE I AM A DORK DEAL WITH IT.
So, who's doing it this year? I think I'm going to give it another shot. I need to really buckle down on a new project to distract myself from the madness that is querying, and NaNoWriMo is definitely a fine distraction with the added bonus of whipping out a
In fact, how is your writing life going in general, writer pals? What news? Tell me I'M ALL EARS!