Patiently Waiting

Well not really haha. I submitted my cozy mystery to a few agents and now I wait. A mix of emotions ran through me the first couple of days. Do I take a break from writing? Do I start the second book in the series? Or do I want to write something completely different?

I actually read a few older stories that I had forgotten about. A couple were entertaining and one…oh geez. I can only laugh at how bad my writing was back then. It was nice to see how much growth I’ve achieved over the years.

After reading, I decided to write in a different genre. I like what I’ve written so far. It’s a little out of my comfort zone being in the romance genre. But I am liking the challenge of it and have already exceeded my word count goal so far.

I’ll keep going, keep writing, keep creating, and hopefully one day my words will be published.

What do y’all do to pass the time while waiting to hear back from agents?

Editing Done!

This is not a drill people!

I’m sure most authors can agree the painful process of editing can take its toll both mentally and physically. I would have loved to have finished editing sooner but it is what it is at this point. Gotta move on and forward!

Over the past week, I’ve struggled to find the words to even start my query letter. Thankfully the words finally found me.

Next stop? Synopsis. *major deep breath*

I’m hoping the words won’t hide from me and I can whip up a synopsis quickly because I’ve got two goals in mind: Pitmad and query submissions in September. I’ve heard of PitMad on twitter but I never thought about trying it out until the other day. Just thought why not?

Wondering if any other authors have given PitMad a chance? Did you teach you anything? Would you participate again?