Tag: Author dreams

The moment I questioned everything

For the first time in ages (maybe ever), I really, TRULY thought about what it would mean if traditional publishing never happens for me.

Rejected

I started a new notebook to log my R&R progress and shared updates each day over on Instagram Stories. Entire chapters were cut! Other chapters were fully rewritten! Tons of work, but I was happy to do it because a real, live agent (in NEW YORK CITY, no less) had suggested the changes.

Hair donation leads to lesson in misgendering

Instead of “boy” or “girl,” it’s just as easy to say “child” or “kid” or “student” or “person.” It’s also just as easy to refer to someone as “they” if you don’t know their preferred pronouns. It gets easier the more you do it, too.