No Cinderella Story Here, More Like the Swamp Thing’s Journey Toward Publication

Friday, October 4, 2013

I’m here to tell you that if I can get published, so can you … OK, honesty required: I had no clue what to write for this post. Lisa the Martyr read her fellow debutantes’ posts about their so-called hardships when it came to finding agents or selling their books — pleeeease! I’m the novelist swamp thing who dragged myself out of the publishing trenches and lived to tell the…

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Deb Amy Channels Cinderella And Embraces Conflict In Women’s Fiction

This statue-angel-thingy sits on my desk displaying one of my mottos: Embrace Change.  Frankly if I hadn’t, and didn’t, and wouldn’t, I’d be up the proverbial tree and creek. But in my writing world of women’s fiction (no heroes, no zombies, no high heels) the opposite must be true. Your main character (mc), and perhaps your secondary characters as well, cannot embrace change. At least not at first. Conflict must…

Friday, December 14, 2012
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