Sex In Fiction

I was glancing through What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex, curious about topics I could toss into to my next novel, and apparently, there aren’t any.  This 200-page tome is blank.  After I stopped laughing, I spent a good five minutes kicking myself for not thinking of it first.  I haven’t checked the book’s … Read more

Rotten Rejections

I stumbled upon the following gems while attempting to gather statistics (via the internet) on what percentage of books get picked up by agents, but are never sold to publishers.  I have a novel currently on submission (via my agent Weronika Janczuk), and I was (somewhat morbidly) curious about just how bad my odds of … Read more

About Query Shark Bait

Writing a novel is huge undertaking.  From coming up with ideas, to actually hooking a New York publishing contract, this may be a perilous journey you’d rather not take alone. If you’re considering such a trip (or already have open wounds and waning morale), perhaps my experience will provide a bit of welcome camaraderie — … Read more