Biting the Bullet

Biting the bullet and submitting my manuscript

Last year, I won a flash fiction competition for my story My Princess Wears a Superman Cape and I’ve been editing it to turn it in to a picture book manuscript. It’s been through professional critiques as well as through my critique partners and beta readers. This was one of the pieces I was thinking about when I wrote my last post.

After the comments on the post as well as on my Facebook page, I’ve decided to bit the bullet and get it ready for submission. [Read more…]

Sent off my competition entry…

Superhero is flying away…

Deep breath. Butterflies activated…

This morning I sent off my entry to the Kids’ Book Review Unpublished Manuscript Awards.

I’m a bit nervous about this. I entered last year, and didn’t win. I now know that my manuscript wasn’t ready… this year, I’ve sent off My Princess Wears a Superman Cape. It’s been edited and polished and is a much stronger story than it was when I first wrote it – and I think I may even be in with a chance.

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Day 5: Prepare

Day 5: Prepare

It’s Day 5 of the Mastering the Habits of Great Writers challenge. The challenge today is to ship it. You can read the full challenge here.

The good news here is this is exactly what I’ve been doing this week – shipping out my drafts for feedback. The next step is making changes to my manuscripts and then shipping them out again.

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I had a dream last night…

Dream I had last night…

I think I’ve been immersed in my stories a bit much lately. I had a strange dream last night.

I was wearing a tiara and a Superman cape, reading my book to a group of kindergarten kids, with some cool activities ready to share with them.

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