I'm back! Hello strangers, remember me? I'm the person that's supposed to keep this blog updated, even though I haven't posted in MONTHS. I apologize for my LONG absence, but to be fair you can still find me pretty regularly over at Writer's Block Party! And I have been much better at keeping up my … Continue reading My Fallow Periods
I used to always do an introduction to NaNoWriMo post before, but since I've done those so often (here, here and here) I figured I can skip it and go right into talking about my NaNo plans! First of all, I'm going to work on TWO Manuscripts (because I like to cause myself mental anguish, jk...kinda). … Continue reading Happy NaNoWriMo 2017!
Hello internet-peeps! I assume you're here because you're considering submitting your manuscript to Pitch Wars! And as a mentor this year, I am so excited to read the entries once they roll in. However, there is still almost a month until the submission window opens. So, I figure there's a lot of stress-prep going on. … Continue reading Pitch Wars Prep Care Package
Hey guys, I am so excited to share the first ever podcast interview I've ever done! It was with 88 Cups of Tea one of my ABSOLUTE FAVES! And I am still pinching myself because I can't believe I had this amazing experience. It was for their celebratory 88th episode (congratulations Yin and Moonlyn!) and … Continue reading My Podcast Debut! (88 Cups of Tea)
In honor of Author Mentor Match, I made ANOTHER vlog. I know, I know. You're thinking, "Kat, can you calm down on these vlogs?" And my answer is "NEVER!" Haha, Just kidding. Anyway, I wanted to make a video about Mentorship Programs before AMM opens to applications in April. And I tapped into my friends and … Continue reading Writer Mentor Programs: What are they & are they for me?
I already wrote a step-by-step querying guide HERE. But I left out the biggest piece of the puzzle: Writing the query letter. So here you go, my attempt at a query letter guide. First and most important piece of advice I can give is to read successful queries! Query Letter Success Query Tracker Success Stories … Continue reading Querying (2): Writing a Query Letter
So, I just went through the journey we call querying and I thought I'd write about it since I love step-by-step guides. This post probably won't be completely comprehensive, but I did try to include everything I personally had questions about. And if you have any additional questions, feel free to ask them in the … Continue reading Querying (1): Step by Step Query Process