Archive for December 2008

My New Years Resolutions

I suppose everyone of us writers will be posting these within the next couple of days, but I officially made my goals last night, so I might as well post them right now. At any rate, here are my New Year’s Resolutions for the year 2009: 1. To send out 2 queries a week for…

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A Christmas Quandary

As I have been working away on my current WiP, PAMR (short for post apocalyptic magic realism–a mouthful, hence the acronym,) I have done a lot of thinking. First of all, PAMR and Midas, the novel that I am querying are . . . different. Very different. So, a scenario comes to my mind: Renee…

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If I don’t get more time to write, I am going to disown my family.

Or scream. Or move back to Ohio. Um . . . just kidding, any of you family that is reading this. I really do love you. . . *shrugs and smiles* I just want to write. I need it. Badly. And it wouldn’t hurt to be able to check my friends blogs more. Anyway .…

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The old Tagola

Bookwormed! Out of the blue by Jill Here are the rules: 1. Open the closest book – not a favorite or most intellectual book, but the closest at the moment – to page 56. 2. Write out the fifth sentence on the page, as well as the two to five sentences following. 3. Then open…

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I have reached Querying Nirvana

It’s true. After long meditation under the a metaphorical Bodhi tree, I have obtained that state of mind–Nirvana–which is perfect calm. Okay, maybe that’s a touch dramatic, but I have, in point of fact, reached that stage in the whole querying business where the uncontrolled emotions have ceased. I feel very calm about it all.…

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Goodbye Ohio, Hello Utah

I’M BACK! Well, it’s been one hell of a week. (As you may know, I normally don’t swear, but the fact of the matter is, the week has been much more like hell than heck.) At any rate, I’ll spare you all the gory details of moving-driving-cross-country-for-three-days-with-two-kids-in-the-back-seat-plus-one-got-sick. Needless to say, I’m back and oh so…

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Moving . . . again.

Yes, it’s true, today is moving day for us. Now, you may ask, “But, Renee, didn’t you just move?” The answer to that is, “Yes, three months ago.” *weary, weary sigh* At any rate, tomorrow morning we start the three day drive across the country. In two cars. (I know, good times, right?) So, needless…

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